Tag: Israel “Cachao” Lopez

Patato & Totico: A Seminal Recording

1968 saw the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy; black athletes staged a silent...

JAM 2022: Latin Jazz and the Spirit of “Cachao” López

This year, Jazz Appreciation Month explores the crosspollination of Afro-Caribbean music and jazz leading into the formation...

Generoso “Tojo” Jiménez: Trombón Majadero

This 2007 reissue of two classic albums from the inimitable Cuban trombonist Generoso “Tojo” Jiménez bookends five...

Patato y Totico: Patato and Totico

This seminal recording by one of the finest congueros Carlos “Patato” Valdés and Eugenio "Totico" Arango, another...

Cachao: Master Sessions Volumes I & II

Israel “Cachao” López is one of those larger-than-life figures, a monumental Cuban musician. Although not as famous...

Bebo Valdés Trio: El Arte Del Sabor

There is no “one” single iconic recording by the great Bebo Valdés. The pianist was an epitomé...

Federico Britos: Voyage

As the world continues to awake to the rising tide of undiscovered music and musicians from the...

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