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Machito And His Orchestra

Machito And His Orchestra has been played on NTS in shows including Rum Punch w/ Danny Fitzgerald , featured first on 19 August 2021. Songs played include Jamaicuba and Bernie's Tune.

Machito (born Francisco Raúl Gutiérrez Grillo, February 16, 1908? – April 19, 1984) was an influential Latin jazz musician who helped to refine Afro-Cuban jazz and to create both Cubop and salsa music. He was raised in Havana alongside the singer Graciela, his foster sister. In New York City, Machito formed the band the Machito & His Afro-Cubans in 1940, and with Mario Bauzá as musical director, brought together Cuban rhythms and big band arrangements…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Jamaicuba
Machito & His Famous Orchestra, Graciella
GNP Crescendo Records, GNP Crescendo1962
Jamaicuba
Machito & His Famous Orchestra, GraciellaGNP Crescendo Records, GNP Crescendo1962
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Bernie's Tune
Machito & His Famous Orchestra, Graciella
GNP Crescendo Records, GNP Crescendo1962
Bernie's Tune
Machito & His Famous Orchestra, GraciellaGNP Crescendo Records, GNP Crescendo1962
Discogs