Machito

    Machito

    • Machito
    Machito

    Machito

    • Machito

    Machito

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    Perlas Cubanas: Machito y Sus Afro-Cubans

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    The Herb Vendor ( El Yerbero)Machito
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        Machito played a huge role in the history of Latin jazz, for his bands of the 1940s were probably the first to achieve a fusion of powerful Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz improvisation. At its roaring best, the band had a hard-charging sound, loaded with jostling, hyperactive bongos and congas and razor-edged riffing brass. Machito was the front man, singing, conducting, shaking maracas, while his brother-in-law Mario Bauza was the innovator behind the scenes, getting Machito to hi... Read more

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