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LA CLAVE: Gilles Peterson Goes In Search Of Deep Cuban Rumba

Last night I found myself in a packed ICA cinema soaking up the UK premier of the ‘HAVANA CLUB RUMBA SESSIONS… LA CLAVE’ – an invigorating and enlightening investigation into the heart and soul of Cuban culture – RUMBA! – … Continue reading

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BLACK ROOTS OF SALSA… The Film… soon come!

Just come across this up ‘n’ coming film , ‘The Black Roots Of Salsa: The Emancipation of Rumba’, which is due out in 2012 and set to be shown at AFRO-CUBAN SALSA CONGRESS 2012 : 8TH – 10TH JUNE 2012 … Continue reading

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Tonight… TWO BAAAD SESSIONS…. LIVE….

RUMBA ORISHA presents a night of Cuban roots music. Sacred bata drumming and songs for the Orishas and vibrant Cuban rumba. With special guests Martha Galarraga (ex-Conjunto Folklorico Nacional de Cuba) and Gerardo de Armas Sarria (ex-Yoruba Andabo), two of … Continue reading

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SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME … Pt. 3 – Baloji – The Sorcerer

Why was innovative Congolese rap star, Baloji, not on the billing for WOMAD 2011.? Check these videos. This man is hip. Born in the Congo but raised in Belgium, a pan African exile, who declares “My story is made up … Continue reading

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