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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Afro-Cuban All Stars: Absolutely Live II

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You can find many groups who call themselves “Afro-Cuban All Stars." But few have the pedigree of this ensemble led by vocalist Juan de Marcos, co-architect of the legendary Cuban roots Buena Vista Social Club sessions (1997, Nonesuch/Elektra) and dubbed by Downbeat as “the Quincy Jones of Cuban music." Marcos' first new music in six years ...

Warm Climates, Cool Sounds: Southern Hemispheric Survey

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Afro-Cuban All Stars
Absolutely Live II
DM Ahora! Productions
2017

You can find many groups who call themselves “Afro-Cuban All Stars." But few have the pedigree of this ensemble led by vocalist Juan de Marcos, co-architect of the legendary Cuban roots Buena Vista Social Club sessions (1997, Nonesuch/Elektra) ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Juan de Marcos: Skopje, Macedonia, June 1, 2012

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Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars
Universal Hall
OFFest
Skopje, Macedonia

June 1,2012

“It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing." That old line may not mean anything these days but it still vibrates with truth for singer Juan de Marcos and his Afro-Cuban All Stars, whose explosive cocktail ...