Category Archives: Cuban

SONG OF THE DAY Cyril Diaz & His Orchestra – Taboo

Courtesy of the great Soundway records (yet again), I was first introduced to the exotic sounds of Cyril Diaz & His Orchestra nearly two years ago when I featured Voodoo at the end of May 2015. Originating from 1950’s Trinidad, Cyril Diaz was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Orchestra Baobab – Foulo

The sunshine is beaming through my windows, the sky is clear blue and everything is sparkling on this fine Sunday afternoon, and I now have the perfect song to accompany this beautiful day: Orchestra Baobab’s, Faulo. The Senegalese Afro-pop legends first … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Snooks Eaglin – Malaguena

In 1928 ‘Malaguena’ was written by Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona, its lyrics originally written in Spanish.  Since then it has become a popular jazz, blues and marching band standard with the lyrics being transferred to several different languages. In 1959 … Continue reading

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