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Revisiting Buena Vista's Ibrahim Ferrer

Ibrahim Ferrer's Buenos Hermanos is a thoroughly enjoyable, perfectly realized example of Afro-Cuban music's appeal.

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How We Made 'Buena Vista Social Club': Interview with Eliades Ochoa and Nick Gold

When the Buena Vista Social Club album came out in 1997, it had an indelible effect on the international community's perception of Cuba.

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Malecón Melodies in 'Cuba: Island of Music'

Cuba is a tragic-romantic melting pot which finds solace and sexuality in music.

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Cecilia Noël: A Gozar!

The audience asks for dancing, and Noël gives them something to dance to.

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Puerto Plata: Mujer de Cabaret.

Not like the Cuban music familiar to Buena Vista fans but brisker, tangier, rougher, more earthy.

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