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Wendo Kolosoy

The acknowledged creator from the rumba congolaise, Wendo Kolosoy was the first Congo-born musician to attain international renown when his “Marie-Louise” emerged as a worldwide hit in 1948. Blessed Antoine Kalosoyi within the Mai-Ndombe province on Apr 25, 1925, he was orphaned at age nine and delivered to live with …

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Robson Banda

Regarding his band the brand new Dark Eagles, featuring Biggie Phiri, John Shivere, Daniel Zande, and Joe Mutesva, Robson Banda introduced a fresh, dance-inspiring, audio that blended the up-tempo rhythms of jit and much more personal chimurenga music. Rising during the top of jit’s reputation in the middle-’80s, Banda and …

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Diblo Dibala

A virtuosic method of your guitar has produced Diblo Dibala among the top instrumentalists of contemporary African music. Dibala’s ’80s recordings with soukous vocalist Kanda Bongo Synthetic him an internationally identified celebrity. While his music group, Loketo, offering vocalist Aurlus Mabele, didn’t match the achievement of his cooperation with Bongo …

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Remmy Ongala

A few of the most exciting noises in Africa have already been developed by Zaire-born and Dar El Salaam-based guitarist and vocalist Remmy Ongala and his seven-piece music group, Orchestra Super Matimila. Fusing the melodic get of Soukous, East African electric guitar designs, and Tanzanian rhythms, Ongala as well as …

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Los Chunguitos

Los Chunguitos, one of the most famous rumba sets of the ’70s and ’80s, was started by Juan, Manuel, and Jose Salazar, 3 brothers who have been given birth to of gitano (gypsy or roma) heritage and lived in the Vallecas barrio of Madrid. Their dad was a dynamic composer …

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Las Ketchup

Daughters of a normal flamenco guitarist from Cordoba, Spanish pop feeling Todas las Ketchup comprises sisters Lola, Lucía and Pilar Muñoz. Given birth to and elevated in southern Spain, known because of its Andalusian customs (flamenco and bullfighting included in this) Todas las Ketchup surfaced with a variety of Spanish …

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La Sonora Matancera

Led by 90-year-old guitarist and vocalist Don Regelio Martinez, La Sonora Matancera continues to be called, from the Guinness Book of World Files, “the group using the longest duration.” Shaped by Valentin Cane, bassist Pablo “Babu” Vasquez, vocalist Eugene Perez, timbale participant Manuel “Jimagua” Sanchez, trumpet participant Ismael Goberna, and …

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Pancho Quinto

b. Francisco Hernández Mora, Cuba. Tellingly, percussionist extraordinaire Pancho Quinto’s most accessible release is usually entitled Rumba Sin Fronteras (Rumba Without Frontiers). He provides an unconventional undertake his home nation’s most exuberant music, fusing rumba with rhythmic and harmonic components from additional Afro-Cuban and African-American customs including jazz and hip-hop. …

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The Pedrito Martinez Group

The Pedrito Martinez Group is a Latin jazz ensemble formed with the percussionist/singer/dancer in NEW YORK in 2012. Its associates consist of Cuban pianist, trumpeter, arranger, and composer Edgar Pantoja-Alema, Venezuelan percussionist Álvaro Benavides, and Peruvian bassist Jhair Sala. The group’s music is available somewhere between several folk customs, Latin …

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