Cachao

    Cachao

    • Cachao
    Cachao

    Cachao

    • Cachao

    Cachao

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    Mambo (Album Version)Cachao
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    A Gozar Con Mi Combo (Album Version)Cachao
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        In tandem with his multi-instrumentalist brother Orestes, bassist Israel "Cachao" López introduced to Cuban music the African rhythms that transformed the island's traditional danzón into what is now known as the mambo -- he also pioneered the descarga, the late-night jam sessions that revolutionized the sound and scope of Afro-Cuban pop and jazz. Born in Havana on September 14, 1918, just over a decade after Orestes, Cachao was the product of a sprawling, multi-generational mus... Read more

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