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Interview with "El Zorro"
This interview is a part of series of articles about timba music around the world. It was made in English. This is the original text. "El Zorro" is a musical project founded by two musicians : the swiss composer Martin Richard Lehner and the Cuban trombonist Gustavo Carlos Duran Anaya, a.k.a. "El Buda"(... lire la suite)
Descarga filmée à La Havane, Cuba
Pi-Mozambi-Son with Chaguito y Sus Timberos
DVD - 68 minutes
Boogalu Production nous gratifie d’un nouveau dvd de musique cubaine avec un répertoire original. L’initiateur de ce nouvel opus n’est autre que le percussionniste Chaguito dont nous avons déjà parlé à l’occasion d’un autre autre dvd digne d’intéret, Rumbambeo.(... lire la suite)
Camilo "Azuquita" Argumedez
Paris’s sweetest sonero is back
New album, new projects : chatting with the man behind Melao Records
In 1979, Camilo Argumedez, "Azuquita", the Panamanian sonero who was singing at the time with La Tipica 73, came to Paris. In the 25 years that he spent in the City of Light, Azuquita was a driving force in the creating the small world of Parisian salsa that we know and love today. He was interviewed in New York on December 8, 2005, right at the time his latest album was released, on his own Melao Records. Here is Azuquita, Tipicamente. (interview translated from Spanish).
Azuquita, (...)(... lire la suite)
Salsa Dura : a tender experience
Interviewed by jsalsero at the moment of his latest album’s release ; translated by feliz
Jsalsero met up with a jetlagged Yuri, fresh off the plane from Colombia, on September 15, 2005 at the Hôtel des Grands Hommes ("Great men," in French, which goes against the grain of Yuri’s typical modesty), located at the Place du Panthéon, in Paris near the headquarters of his record company, Mercury.
To celebrate the release of his fourth CD, Salsa Dura, we wanted to leave the traditional biographical questions aside for the moment, (perhaps to be taken up at a later date), to (...)(... lire la suite)
Salsa dura’s Jimmy Bosch
A debriefing with the Ambassador
by Jack el Oso and jsalsero - transcribed by Feliz
Jack el Oso and jsalsero caught up with Jimmy Bosch after a nap at the Holiday Inn, before his appearance at the Parc Floral de Vincennes with Mercadonegro on Sunday, July 10, 2005, to learn more about the man and his music.(... lire la suite)
Live music, and how to find it
What’s happening Live in the City of Light
Paris has several great clubs for listening to music, and in some, there is the additional advantage of danceability. For that reason, it is to be hoped that the Paris salsa concert scene continues to attract an enthusiastic public : do your part, go see a show. Some of our favorite spots to listen/watch/dance to live artists are...(... lire la suite)