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Felix Chappottin

An associate of Cuba’s most widely used band from the 1920s and ’30s, Septeto Habanero, Felix Chappottin continued to inspire Afro-Cuban music along with his sweet-toned trumpet taking part in for a lot more than 6 decades. Inheriting the management of Afro-Cuban tres guitarist Arsenio Rodriguez’s big music group, who …

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Eliades Ochoa

From the outset of his career until 50 years later when Buena Vista Social Club produced him children name, Eliades Ochoa built his repertoire from Cuban traditional music, specifically sons, guarachas, guajiras, and boleros. As a kid, he learned to try out acoustic guitar and tres (an modified guitar), and …

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Cuarteto Patria

Founded by vocalist and maracas player Maria Emilia Garcia, guitarist Pancho Cobas as well as the group’s first director Francisco Coba La in 1939, Cuarteto Patria attained international success after guitarist/tres player and lead vocalist Eliades Ochoa assumed leadership in 1978. Beneath the assistance of Santiago, Chile-born Ochoa, the group …

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Club Musical Oriente Cubano

Though from the sure bet they wouldn’t have enjoyed such wide distribution before the success from the Buena Vista Social Club, Santiago de Cuba’s Club Musical Oriente Cubano isn’t just a crossover act. Composed of a music group of music artists who’d been playing for many years, the group included …

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Fernando Lavoy

b. 1950, Havana, Cuba. Salsa vocalist and composer Lavoy, found its way to the united states in 1980 and was launched on con sigo con mi child by Alfredo ‘Chocolates’ Armenteros. He sang business lead vocals and published half the songs on Los Soneros, the 1981 debut from the music …

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Caravana Cubana

The thought of the supergroup Caravana Cubana was initially hatched throughout a memorial service in April 1998 for Emilio Vandenedes, a renowned public radio broadcaster within the LA and Miami areas who was simply a significant supporter of Cuban music. The shows on the memorial had been so impressive, that …

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Cuarteto Tiempo

The tight vocal harmonies and guitar-driven Latin rhythms of Cuba’s traditional music are preserved by Cuarteto Tiempo. Led by guitarist/vocalist, Ricardo “Richard” Gonzalez, the quartet acts a sizzling mixture of traditional guarachos and boleros and contemporary nuevo trova and salsa. Although they mainly perform in Cuba, Cuarteto Tiempo brought their …

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Las Cecilias de Cuba

Nine of Cuba’s most talented ladies instrumentalists and performers joined together, beneath the path of Katja Marquez Rodriguez to generate the dance-inspiring noises of Todas las Cecilias de Cuba. Making use of their vocals punctuated by brass-driven preparations, the group effectively mixes Cuba’s musical customs with jazz and rock and …

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Conjunto Alma Jarocha

Located in the Mexican slot city of Veracruz, Conjunto Alma Jarocha consider an ultra-smooth method of the accelerated syncopated rhythms, basic melodies, and imaginative improvisation from the son jarocha tradition of Mexico. A lot of the band’s exclusive sound comes from indigenous equipment including the huge, solid wood, harp-like arpa …

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Conjunto Céspedes

Based in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, Conjunto Cespedes perform Cuban son music and so are led by vocalist Bobi Cespedes and her nephew, Guillermo Cespedes. The group offers released Una Sola Casa in addition to 1998’s Flores.

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