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SALSA: LIFELONG PASSION AND GLOBAL PHENONEMON

Salsa music simmered to life in New York City’s Puerto Rican neighborhoods in the 1960s and 70s: a blend of Cuban son, mambo, cha-cha-chá, and guaracha; a dash of Puerto Rican rhythms; and swirls of other musical ingredients. New York’s … Continue reading

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LONDON LUCUMI CHOIR: A COMMUNITY GROUP WITH GLOBAL APPEAL

London’s Lucumi Choir—a non-audition, all-volunteer group—presents stirring vocal and percussion arrangements of Santeria liturgical songs and contemporary Cuban music. Established in 2006, this community-based group attracts artists from around the world. Founder and director Daniela Rosselson speaks about the experience … Continue reading

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