Cuban music is wildly popular all over the world, and has influenced other styles from places as far-flung as Congo and the Balkans. Check out this week’s show for all manner of Cuban, Afro-Cuban, and Cuban-influenced sounds.
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Santero “Abre Camino” from El Hijo de Obatala
Wendo Kolosoy “Soki olingi ngai” from Marie Louise
Septeto Rodriguez “Wolfie’s Corner” from Baila! Gitano Baila!
Celia Cruz “Agua Pa’ Mi” from Cuba Bella
Mongo Santamaria “Manila” from Afro Rhythm
Lazaro Ros con Mezcla “Ikiri Adda” from Cantos
Sintesis “Ochanla (Obatalá)” from Orishas
Deep Rumba “Bom Bom Bom Bom” from Alto en la Fiebre de la Rumba / A Calm In the Fire of Dances
Ricardo Lemvo “Africa Havana Paris” from Mambo Yoyo
Set break — KAOS Community Billboard
Manteca “Afro Funky” from Ritmo y Sabor
Bobi Céspedes “Rezos” from Rezos
Celeste Mendoza y Los Papines “Papa Ogun” from Cuba Classics 2, Dancing with the Enemy
Farandula Santiaguera “Che Che Cole” from Cuba Super Hits (Summer 2014)
Habana Abierta “El Relajito” from Boomerang
Sam Mangwana “Femmes Africaines” from Sam Mangwana Sings Dino Vangu
Descemer Bueno And Kelvis Ochoa “Puñalá” from Gilles Peterson presents Havana Cultura- New Cuba Sound
Raúl Paz “Buena Suerte” from Latin Party
Orchestre Baobab “Toumaranke” from Pirate’s Choice
Benny Rodriguez “Chan Chan” from Cuba Super Hits (Summer 2014)
Bebo Valdes “Con Poco Coco” from Chico & Rita (OST)
Bonga “Kambua” from Afrolove/Kizomba/Special
Juan Formell Y Los Van Van “Mi Mimi” from En el malecon de La Habana
Set break — Spin The Globe World Music Concert Calendar
Harold Lopez-Nussa “La Jungla” from Gilles Peterson Presents Havana Cultura (New Cuba Sound)
Aurelio “Lirun Weyu (Sad Day)” from Lándini
Bahama Soul Club “Malago (feat. Danay Suarez)” from The Cuban Tapes
Girma Yifrashewa “Ambassel (excerpt)” from Love & Peace