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2002 Stories by Ezra Gale

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  • Yusa

    published November 28, 2002

    Yusa's debut CD points to a Cuban singer/songwriter genre that doesn't fit snugly within either the romantic strains of the Buena Vista Social... More >>

  • Miles Davis

    published November 7, 2002

    Miles Davis's electric period -- roughly from 1969 until 1975 and then from 1981 to his death in 1991 -- hasn't received the kindest treatment... More >>

  • Eddie Palmieri

    published August 1, 2002

    It's a sign of the times that Eddie Palmieri's new La Perfecta II is both a joyous return to the enormously influential format of his late... More >>

  • Papa Noel & Papi Oviedo

    published July 18, 2002

    While it's true that Afro-Cuban music is the music of West Africa filtered through a distinctly Cuban lens, it's only part of the story; Cuban... More >>

  • Mahmoud Fadl

    published May 9, 2002

    Purveyors of the myth that trance music germinated in Detroit in the late Seventies or on the beaches of Goa, India, sometime after that had... More >>

  • Francisco Aguabella

    published May 9, 2002

    The legendary Cuban-born percussionist Francisco Aguabella certainly doesn't have anything left to prove. After pioneering the mixture of... More >>

  • Mariza

    published May 2, 2002

    Lovers of fado -- the sublimely melancholy Portuguese ballad that is something like that country's Delta blues -- will find reason to rejoice in... More >>

  • Gino Sitson

    published May 2, 2002

    Describing Gino Sitson, the Cameroonian-born singer who now resides in New York, as an African Bobby McFerrin might give listeners a clue as to... More >>

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