The organization is called RitmaCuba.com and it’s headquartered in France, Pierrefitte to be exact, just north of Paris.
Their work focuses on Santiago de Cuba.
Over the years, they’ve assembled a treasure trove of Afro-Cuban music video and have been adding to their YouTube archive for ten years. Diving into it ought to keep you busy (and warm) all winter – and beyond.
Their complete video archive organized by category is here: Ritma Cuba
If you want to read the descriptions that accompany the videos (they’re all in French), you can use this instant translation service from Google. It’s pretty good for a machine translation and it’s free
Click here to translate French to English
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Jazz on the Tube
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