Augusto Cego

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        The musical traditions of Cape Verde have been brought to the United States by multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Augusto Cego. Living in Massachusetts since the late '80s, Cego continues to inspire audiences with his mastery of morna; a slow, melancholic, Cape Verdean style of song that combines West African percussion, Portuguese fados, Brazilian modhinas, and British sea shanties. Born in the small village of Bobosso, on the Cape Verdean island of Fago, Cego has been playing... Read more

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