Oye Coma Va

Featuring:

Al Brothers – Percussion
André Siqueira – Bongos
Andreus Valdés Torres – Maracas
Becky G – Vocals
Carlos Santana – Electric guitar
Cindy Blackman Santana – Drums
Chouloute Minouche – Vocals
Cory Henry – Organ
Estevinson Padilla Valdés – Vocals
Jose´Valdés Terán – Vocals
Karl Perazzo – Congas
Luis Carlos Cassiani Simarra – Güiro and vocals
La Escuelita del Ritmo – Vocals
Manuel Pérez Selinas – Vocals
OBA Frank Lords – Cowbell
“Papi” Felix Garemua – Electric guitar
Paulo Heman – Tambourine
Rubén Rada & Family – Congas and vocals
Tal Wilkenfeld – Electric bass
Tito Puente, Jr. – Timbales
Washboard Chaz – Washboard

– Ken McCarthy
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Septeto Nacional – The whole story

A wonderful documentary with great music, eye-popping archival photos and film, and deeply informed commentary.

Septeto Nacional – The super group, its glorious history, and the indelible mark it made on Cuban and world culture.

A shoutout to the YouTube channel TresCubano that found and posted this gem.

– Ken McCarthy
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Cuba Rhythm in Motion

Documentary about the blending of Cuban rhythms and American jazz, filmed in Cuba.

By: Dr. Mike Davison & Ed Tillett Supported by the University of Richmond

– Ken McCarthy
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La Haban Buena – PALO!

 

You’ve got to hand it to any band that can present a positive, upbeat image and get it up on the screen in 2021.

PALO! “La Habana Buena”. Song written by Leslie Cartaya, Roly Rivero and Steve Roitstein. Leslie Cartaya, lead vocal; Raymer Olalde, timbales; Ed Calle, sax; Philbert Armenteros, congas; Steve Roitstein, keyboards and arrangement. Produced by Steve Roitstein. Recorded, mixed and mastered by Phil Colodetti. Tres loop by Jose Elias. More info: GoPalo.com

Mas (2017)

 

PALO! “Agua Pa’ Los Santos” featuring guest artists Pedrito Martinez (lead vocals, batá); Roman Diaz (prayer poem, batá, chekere) and Descemer Bueno (lead vocal). Leslie Cartaya, lead vocal; Philbert Armenteros, lead vocal, batá; Ed Calle, sax; Raymer Olalde, timbales; Steve Roitstein, keyboards & beats. Produced by Steve Roitstein. Co-produced by Bobby Macuen. Edited by Sam Tapia. Filmed by Ralf Gonzalez (DP), Jose Iglesias, Andres Ramirez, Agape Lataillade and Joe Cardona. Leslie Cartaya’s concert look: Yas Gonzalez. Filmed and recorded at Brown University, Providence, RI. Special thanks to Richard Snyder for facilitating this project. Search http://pbs.org for “Ivy League Rumba” to watch the complete documentary behind this song. Drum loops: Lee Levin. Guitar loops: Dan Warner. More info: GoPalo.com

 

Jazz ala Cuba (1933)

Cuban music show biz style from 1933.

A Paramount short filmed featuring Don Aspiazu and his Orchestra.

– Ken McCarthy
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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.

Select videos from the video archive of Ivor Miller

Books by Ivor Miller

The Sacred Language of the Abakua More info

Voice of the Leopard: African Secret Societies and Cuba More info

Calabar on the Cross River More info

Aerosol Kingdom: Subway Painters of New York City More info

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