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Gig Alerts: Joe Cuba CD Release Party

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Joe Cuba
"Bang Bang"
Playing at: Le Poisson Rouge
(158 Bleecker St., Greenwich Village)
Get: Tickets FREE | Directions

 

Joe Cuba, who died almost exactly one year ago, scored his biggest hit with this 1966 track, but the career of this Latin music luminary spanned over half a century. A newly released compilation captures Cuba's music from the '50s, '60s and '70s, including the celebratory chart-topper "Bang Bang," which spearheaded the half-Latin, half-soul musical movement known as Latin Boogaloo. Tonight, Latin fusion contemporaries such as Chico Mann and the Boogaloo Assassins come together to celebrate the release of this anthology.

Download Joe Cuba's A Man and His Music – El Alcalde Del Barrio at Amazon.com

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