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► Daymé Arocena – Nueva Era

shockwebpic_daymearocena_madresCheck out rising Cuban talent Daymé Arocena’s new album Nueva Era out now via Brownswood Recordings. At just 22 years old, this singer, composer, arranger, choir director and band leader is just getting started. Watch her perform Madres live at the Saint Pancras Old Church on April 2015.

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Welcome To The Ritmo Machine – Eric Bobo & Latin Bitman

The following guest post comes from Michael Petricone; consumer electronics, policy guru and brilliant music fan/record collector. A big thanks to Michael for his contribution!

Fifty years ago, percussionist Willie Bobo helped marry Latin rhythms to American jazz, funk and soul. The result was boogaloo, the sound that dominated Latin New York through the 1960’s.

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