Dizzy Gillespie

REVIEW Chano Pozo – Rumbero Mayor

By 03 June, 2019

It would be tempting to argue that the hot-blooded, fast-living rumbero of African origin from the slums of Havana was the inventor of what became known as Cubop or Afro-Cuban jazz. Certainly the course of Latin music history... Read Article

MIXTAPE Lexus Blondin’s Afro-Cuban Jazz Mix

By 14 April, 2017

With Daymé Arocena set to play London’s Jazz Cafe tonight (14th April) supporting DJ Lexus Blondin (Total Refreshment Centre / Church of Sound) has put together this mighty fine mix of Afro-Cuban jazz. The mix, put together for Música Macondo,... Read Article

The Rhythmagic Orchestra

REVIEW The Rhythmagic Orchestra

By 30 March, 2011

The birth of The Rhythmagic Orchestra takes us back to 2006 when producer Ben Lamdin of Nostagia 77 fame and Latin music spinning DJ Hugo Mendez (Sofrito) hatched a plan to see if they could recreate some of... Read Article