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The Rough Guide to Cuban Rare Groove

world music network


Released: 26th Aug 2016


lp + download

Released: 21st Apr 2017


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full of hidden gems and never-heard before jams - Compiled by the renowned Latin music DJ and expert Pablo Yglesias aka DJ Bongohead, it features several deep Latin funk ‘Holy Grail’ cuts.

serving as a rough guide to Cuban-flavoured rarities made outside of the island in the post-Castro diaspora, by a mix of Cuban and non-Cuban musicians from yesteryear and today; There is a special emphasis on talented Cuban expatriates like vocalist/percussionist Willy Chirino, composer/arranger, bandleader and pianist Julio Gutiérrez, and percussionist/vocalist 'Manteca' (Lázaro Plá). In keeping with the rare groove label, most have not appeared before on other Cuban-themed compilations.

The Rough Guide to Cuban Rare Groove

  1. Julio Gutiérrez And Los Guajiros - Quimbombo Con Mofongo
  2. Chico Oréfiche - Azúcar
  3. Manteca Y Su Conjunto - Serenata Mulata
  4. Chico Oréfiche - Boogaloo De South West
  5. Pantaleon Pérez Prado - Tequila
  6. Willy Chirino - Africa
  7. Francisco Fellove - Bomboro Quiña, Quiña
  8. Willy Chirino - Love Van
  9. Nico Gomez And His Afro Percussion Inc. - Baila Chibiquiban
  10. Tata Güines Y Su Grupo Cubano (Feat. Bobby Carcassés) - Chacatá, Ya Llegó
  11. Willy Chirino - Chirinco
  12. Los Gatos Lecheros Feat. Carlos Díaz - Contigo Me Voy
  13. Setenta - Chango Ta Veni
  14. Tata Güines Y Su Grupo Cubano - Chacatá, Yo No Camino Más
  15. Spam Allstars - Cosquillita
  16. PALO! - Camina Con Los Codos
  17. Jose Conde - Amor Y Felicidad