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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Enrique Álvarez y su Charanga Latina: Mi violín 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, ...


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