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Machito & His Afro-Cubans

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Machito & His Afro-Cubans

Machito & His Afro-Cubans has been played on NTS in shows including Sonny Abegaze, featured first on 4 September 2014. Songs played include Nagüe and Howard's Blues.

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 in one group. He…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Nagüe
Miguelito Valdés, Machito And His Afro-Cubans
Tumbao Cuban Classics2001
Nagüe
Miguelito Valdés, Machito And His Afro-CubansTumbao Cuban Classics2001
Discogs
Howard's Blues
Machito And His Afro-Cubans
Musica Latina Nostalgia2000
Howard's Blues
Machito And His Afro-CubansMusica Latina Nostalgia2000
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