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  • program June 19, 2014

    Rumba Para Bebo

    The legendary Cuban pianist/bandleader/composer Ramón “Bebo” Valdés used to say: “El día que me muera, no quiero lloradera. Que toquen una rumba, que tomen ron y coman chocolate, y que toquen mi música más bailable.” (The day I die, I … Read more »

  • blog June 4, 2013

    Dancing in the streets of Cape Verde

    Lying a three and a half hour flight from Fortaleza (Brasil), six from Boston, and four from Lisbon, the beautiful Cape Verdean island of Santiago is more or less in the center of three continents. So, it was the perfect … Read more »

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