Pupi Legarreta

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    Soy Campesino (Son Montuno)Pupi Legarreta
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        Innovative Cuban violinist, flautist, singer, band leader, arranger, composer Legarreta was a key participant in the early 60s pachanga/charanga craze, mid-70s to early 80s charanga revival and New York descarga movement. As a boy he paid for violin tuition by working as a barber, which his father urged him to abandon. Pupi left Cuba in 1959 and joined the USAGÇÖs second charanga band, Orquesta Nuevo Ritmo, (the first was a short-lived outfit founded by Gilberto Vald+¬s in 1952)... Read more

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