Jose Luis, London’s Latin Mr Big turns his hand to the art of compilation making to deliver three big, bad slabs of music that will have purists gnashing their teeth and everyone else shaking their thingRead more "Resiste – Brasil, Cuba & Salsa Carnaval"
We are shocked and saddened to announce the death of the great Cuban conga player Miguel ‘Angá’ Díaz who died unexpectedly at his home in Barcelona on 9th August 2006, he was 45.Read more "Miguel ‘Angá’ Díaz 1961 – 2006"
Despite José Antonio Rodríguez’s diminutive size, he had a huge voice and was affectionately known in his native Cuba as ‘El Pequeño Gran Sonero’. His death, aged just 52, is a shock to many and a loss to all.Read more "Sierra Maestra Founder Dies Aged 52"
The mighty Orchestra Baobab from Senegal made their annual visit to London to play a gig with the Afro Cuban All Stars in the lovely surrounds of Somerset House on the Strand.Read more "London: Afro Cuban All Stars / Orchestra Baobab Reviewed"
The day had been blowing hot and cold, with torrential downpours followed by moments of sunshine. The music policy was similarly mixed but somehow it all worked out in the end.Read more "Latin Splash 04: Review"