Ivor Miller – YouTube Channel

Dr. Ivor Miller is a cultural historian specializing in the African Diaspora in the Caribbean and the Americas. He has conducted research in Cuba since 1991 and in Nigeria and Cameroon since 2004.

He was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of History & International Studies, University of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria from 2009-2019.

He has been a Research Fellow at the African Studies Center, Boston University, since 2006.

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Books by Ivor Miller

The Sacred Language of the Abakua
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Voice of the Leopard: African Secret Societies and Cuba
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Calabar on the Cross River
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Aerosol Kingdom: Subway Painters of New York City
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– Ken McCarthy

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Changui and the music of Oriente

We found this excellent presentation on the history of Changui, the music of Oriente, and the mystery of East and West in Cuba.

It’s by Ben Lapidus and includes many musical examples.

The audio is a little low so crank it up a little.

– Ken McCarthy
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Cinco Changuiseros: El Changui de Guantanamo, Cuba

Recommended to us by the esteemed Changuisero and scholar Ben Lapidus.

– Ken McCarthy
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Raices Habaneras at the Bronx Music Hall (July 3)

Concert into

 

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Streamed live from Havana – June 26-27

What you missed…

I don’t even know how to begin to describe it

Alphabetical order because there is no way to rank these artists though I do list Changuito first which I don’t think any of the artists on the list would disagree with.

Changuito
Yaroldy Abeau
Rondey Barretto
Samuel Formel
Horacia Hernandez
Geraldo Pilota
Enrique Pla
Oliver Valdez

With guests Dr. Olavo Alen Rodriquez and Walfredo Reyes Sr.

Produced by Kosamusic.com

Interview with producer and host Aldo Mazza about this once in a lifetime event

– Ken McCarthy
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Elio Villafranca & Jass Syncopators

Elio Villafranca & Jass Syncopators live at Dizzy’s Club in NYC.

They project the energy of a symphonic orchestra, but it’s just five cats.

Elio Villafranca – piano
Sean Jones – trumpet
Greg Tardy – sax
Gregg August – bass
Willie Jones III – drums

– Ken McCarthy
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