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A Tribute to Gonzalo Asencio,
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2008), 1 hour 1 mins
The compositions of the late "street hero" Tío Tom (Gonzalo Asencio) epitomize the most rooted of Afro-Cuban musics—the rumba. A fusion of African traditions that came together around 1900 in urban Havana and Matanzas province, the rumba is the signature sound of the solar, the creative cauldron of shared spac...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2008), 1 hour 1 mins
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¿Cómo Fué?
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performed by Nereida Machado, Betsayda Machado, Daniel Zulu Cabarcas Reyes, Sahú Castrillon, fl. 1995, Milagros Figuera and Fernando Chaparro, Palenque Son Karibe; in Palenque Son Karibe: La Herencia - Heritage (Merusa Records, 2005), 4 mins
performed by Nereida Machado, Betsayda Machado, Daniel Zulu Cabarcas Reyes, Sahú Castrillon, fl. 1995, Milagros Figuera and Fernando Chaparro, Palenque Son Karibe; in Palenque Son Karibe: La Herencia - Heritage (Merusa Records, 2005), 4 mins
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Cuba in Washington
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produced by René López (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 54 mins
Electrifying live performances by the renowned Afrocuba de Matanzas, Grupo Changui, and other musicians bridge languages, styles, ideologies, and geographical distances to arrive at a common transnational space: Cuba in Washington. Booklet contains extensive notes, photos, and lyrics in Spanish and English. 12...
produced by René López (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 54 mins
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Guaguanco Mania (Guaguanco)
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composed by Mongo Santamaría, 1927-2003; performed by Mongo Santamaría, 1927-2003, José “Chombo” Silva, fl. 1958, Rolando Lozano, Marcus Cabuto, René Hernandez, Willie Bobo, 1934-1983, Victor Venegas and Pete Escovedo, 1935-, Mongo Santamaria Y Su Orquesta; in Mongo Santamaria y Su Orquesta: Sabroso! (Fantasy, 1993), 3 mins
composed by Mongo Santamaría, 1927-2003; performed by Mongo Santamaría, 1927-2003, José “Chombo” Silva, fl. 1958, Rolando Lozano, Marcus Cabuto, René Hernandez, Willie Bobo, 1934-1983, Victor Venegas and Pete Escovedo, 1935-, Mongo Santamaria Y Su Orquesta; in Mongo Santamaria y Su Orquesta: Sabroso! (Fantasy, 1993), 3 mins
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Guanco Lament
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composed by Gil Lopez, 1934-; performed by Eddie Davis, 1922-1986, Lloyd Mayers, 1929-, Larry Gales, Ben Riley, 1933-, Clark Terry, 1920-2015, Ernie Royal and Phil Sunkel, 1925-; in Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis: Afro-Jaws (Riverside, 1991), 5 mins
This set was a change of pace for tenor saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis. Backed by three trumpeters (Clark Terry gets some solos), a rhythm section (pianist Lloyd Mayers, bassist Larry Gales and drummer Ben Riley) and a percussion section led by Ray Barretto, Lockjaw performs four compositions by Gil Lopez (who...
composed by Gil Lopez, 1934-; performed by Eddie Davis, 1922-1986, Lloyd Mayers, 1929-, Larry Gales, Ben Riley, 1933-, Clark Terry, 1920-2015, Ernie Royal and Phil Sunkel, 1925-; in Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis: Afro-Jaws (Riverside, 1991), 5 mins
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