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    Although based in Houston, TX, Moodafaruka, led by guitarist Rom Ryan, are a world music group combining flamenco, Middle Eastern, and Spanish styles. Ryan, who settled in Houston in 1988, made two solo albums before teaming with percussionist Terrence Karn to form Moodafaruka. He invented the name by altering the spelling of the word "farruca," a flamenco style of dance, and adding "mood," saying that Moodafaruka therefore meant "mood of the dance." The group recorded its first album, La Luna Lounge, released by Orchard on March 27, 2000. They then added musicians, bringing i... Read more

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