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Dafnis Prieto: Rhythmic Synchronicity

A review of the book by Dafnis Prieto, entitled Rhythmic Synchronicity – Individual and Collective Drumming Skills:...

Gary Golio: Carlos Santana

That this book Carlos Santana – Sound of the Heart, Song of the World by Gary Golio...

A World of Rhythmic Possibilities by Dafnis Prieto

Drumming is as universal and personal as life itself. This book comes from a great sense of...

Trevor Salloum and Planet Drum

While being interviewed after he was rediscovered by Andy Garcia, the bassist Cachao let it slip that even the great Dizzy Gillespie didn’t always have his rhythmic chops right when he first stirred Afro-Cuban music into the grand design of bebop.

Paquito D’Rivera: Letters to Yeyito

If there is anyone who communicates through music and life it could be said that few people do it better than Paquito D’Rivera. If you have ever been to one of his concerts, you will know that he loves to introduce his songs with anecdotes...

Tito Puente: Mambo Diablo – His World Through the Eyes of Joe Conzo

It was Bobby Sanabria who made what is probably the most authentic observation about Tito Puente and...

Cuba · The History that Anacaona Made

They were called the “Queens of Havana” in the 30’s when it was anathema for young women...

¡Fuera Zapato Viejo!

Chronicles, Portraits and Interviews about Salsa Music in Bogotá - Many people, including some music lovers, assume that...

Juan Tizol – His Caravan Through American Life and Culture

In the opening pages of his enlightening and informative book, Juan Tizol- His Caravan through Life and...

Spirit Seeker, John Coltrane’s Musical Journey

Just when you thought you knew everything there was to know about John Coltrane along comes the...

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