Concerts

Electric Piquete Talks Bay of Pigs Tribute: "Hopefully, Fidel Hears the Song and Dies"

Electric Piquete bass player Michael Mut has a direct connection to the Bay of Pigs. His grandfather spent 18 months in a Cuban prison after John F. Kennedy abandoned him and hundreds of others on La Playa Girón during their invasion to topple Fidel Castro's communist dictatorship.

Today, the Cuban fusion band that Mut cofounded with lifelong pal Ed Rosado is working an instrumental single in tribute to the bravery of those who fought and died for freedom. Here's what Mut has to say about blood on the sand, Afrika Bambaataa, and why the rest of America "doesn't give a fuck about Cuba."

See also:

-"Miami Cubonics": A Ten-Word Guide, According to Palo!'s Steve Roitstein

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