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Monday, October 11 2010

Various Artists: Roots of OK Jazz

The sound quality of these remastered 78s is excellent and the compilation bears eloquent witness to the development of Franco's guitar style, from brief blasts of sound to the more fluid lines that would become his signature.


Monday, September 28 2009

Syran Mbenza & Ensemble Rumba Kongo: Immortal Franco: Africa’s Unrivalled Guitar Legend

A Franco tribute led by Syan Mbenza was always likely to be played with fidelity.


Tuesday, July 17 2007

Papa Noel: Café Noir

Papa Noel's songs sound even more Cuban than you would expect from the doyen of a music scene inspired by Cubans.


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