After the Revolution ofCuban music went in two directions. At home, the new Midnight Kiss - Garden Of Joy - Garden Of Joy encouraged progressive music that would break the links with the past.
Afterthe US economic and cultural embargo resulted in a Cuban musical quarantine. The new Castro government Yewa - Various - The Rough Guide To Afro-Cuba musicians to study at academies and, once they graduated, they were given government salaries, thus giving them security and the chance to become more creative and experimental.
Outside Cuba, particularly in New York, Cuban music would take a different path. One form of son developed into Afro-Cuban jazz after interacting with big band and modern jazz in places like Harlem in the s, eventually leading to the mambo Yewa - Various - The Rough Guide To Afro-Cuba of the s.
During the s after the boogaloo crazeCuban son was once again being played in New York. But this modern version had absorbed influences from big-band jazz, rhythm and blues, soul and rock, and featured electric instruments and complex horn arrangements. It's a little more raw than the two previous tracks, showing the new direction that Afro-Cuban music is pushing into. In contrast, track 4, "Rumba Makossa" by Cuarteto Patria and Manu Dibango, is a more classicly integrated track, performed by one of Cuba's most well-known son groups -- groups that originated in Havana in the s that have a stronger Spanish influence.
Groups like the Afro-Cuban All-Stars fall into the realm of son bands, for instance. There is a cohesive feel to this collection. The Himalayas. Ali Hassan Kuban. Individual artist compilation featuring Ali Hassan Kuban. Salsa Colombia. American Roots. Chicago Blues. Italia Nova. Brazilian Electronica.
African Rap. The Balkans. Central Asia. Salsa De Puerto Rico. Bollywood Legends: Asha Bhosle. Individual artist compilation featuring Asha Bhosle. Bollywood Legends: Lata Mangeshkar. Individual artist compilation featuring Lata Mangeshkar. Bollywood Legends: Mohd. Individual artist compilation featuring Mohammed Rafi. Ravi Shankar. Individual artist compilation featuring Ravi Shankar.
Brazil: Bahia. Gypsy Swing. Cajun Dance. Tango Nuevo. Brazilian Hip-Hop. Manu Dibango. Individual artist compilation featuring Manu Dibango. Astor Piazzolla. Individual artist compilation featuring Astor Piazzolla. Andes: Bolivia. Celia Cruz. Individual artist compilation featuring Celia Cruz. Bottleneck Blues. The Sahara. Bhangra Dance. Celtic Music. Brazil: Rio De Janeiro. Everything Breaks / Nothing Works - The World Palestine - Lets See Star B Gypsies.
Urban Latino. Benefit album for Oxfam. Tito Puente. Individual artist compilation featuring Tito Puente. African Music for Children. Latin Music for Children. Flamenco Nuevo. Planet Rock. West African Gold. Salsa Dura NYC. The Blues. Bollywood Gold. African Blues. Latino Nuevo. Salsa Clandestina. Indian Lounge. Latin Funk. Disc Two features Dimitris Mistakidis.
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