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Omar Sosa Quarteto AfroCubano: ilé

Read "ilé" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

"The word ilé, from the Lucumí tradition of Cuba, means home, earth." That single sentence, which gets the ball rolling for Omar Sosa's self-penned liner notes, says all that needs to be said about this return-to-roots project. Or does it?

Ilé finds Sosa looking back to Camagüey, Cuba. He populates this album with ...