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Enrique lvarez y su Charanga Latina: Mi violn charanguero

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Once you realize that this pretty much a mixed attempt at a Cuban Timba album encased within two Charanga tunes, things work out a bit better, although not that much.

In the opening tune, “Mi violÃ-n charanguero, the violins sizzle in the hands of Alfredo de la Fé and Enrique Álvarez. Alfredo de la Fé is a notable special guest who has made a truly international career that includes long stints in New York during the Salsa heydays, Colombia, after running in troubles with the North American authorities, and now Europe. The content and execution of the opening ...



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