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Alexis Baro: Havana Banana

Read "Havana Banana" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Over the years, Toronto has opened its arms to Cuban musicians. Among them is Alexis Baro, who came to the city in 2001. Baro has wide musical interests which include, quite naturally, traditional Cuban music and jazz. The latter derives much of its soul from his native land and the wider spectrum of Latin jazz.

Baro who wrote eight of these tunes, ropes in the past to add dimension. This bodes well on “Hasta Cunado, where the flighty ...


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