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Manuel Galbán

Manuel Galbán has been played on NTS shows including Fervent Moon, with Drume Negrita first played on 16 October 2020.

Manuel Galbán (January 14, 1931 – July 7, 2011) was a Grammy-winning Cuban guitarist, pianist and arranger, most notable for his work with Los Zafiros, Ry Cooder and the Buena Vista Social Club. His album Mambo Sinuendo with Ry Cooder won the 2003 Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Album. Galbán's distinctive electric guitar sound made liberal use of reverb, tremolo, diminished arpeggio runs and palm mutes. Using a Fender Telecaster with heavy gauge strings, he referenced the tone of Duane Eddy and the early surf…

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Dru Me Negrita
Ry Cooder, Manuel Galbán
Nonesuch2003
Dru Me Negrita
Ry Cooder, Manuel GalbánNonesuch2003
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Drume Negrita
Ry Cooder, Manuel Galbán
Nonesuch, Perro Verde2003
Drume Negrita
Ry Cooder, Manuel GalbánNonesuch, Perro Verde2003
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