STAR BAND DE DAKAR - PSICODELIA AFRO-CUBAN DE SENEGAL

STAR BAND DE DAKAR - PSICODELIA AFRO-CUBAN DE SENEGAL

LP (12"/10" Album)

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Label: OSTINATO

Release date: 23/02/2019

Barcode: 0843563114216

Catalog no.: OST0000006

Item ID: 476643

Led by some of Senegal's most famous singers, like Youssou N'Dour and Laba Sosseh, Star Band achieved the perfect gumbo of Cuban and Senegalese sounds. Changüí, Guajira, Salsa, and Son mingled with cosmic Mbalax guitars, Sabar rhythms, Afro-Latin horns, and Spanish vocals spiced with a Senegalese twang. With just two microphones and a four-track Revox tape recorder, Ibrahim Kassé, Star Band's founder and owner of Le Miami nightclub, recorded their entire catalog in this nightclub. Each album contained one stand-out Afro-Cuban tune, often covers of Cuban classics or original compositions using the deep, layered sound that had evolved over centuries from the roundtrip journey across the Atlantic. Six of Star Band's most psychedelic Afro-Cuban tracks, an ode to their finest hour, are selected here. Remastered in the original mono, this album is the soundtrack to a time when Cuban music was the future for 1970s Senegal and commemorates the anniversary when another way -the Cuban way- was possible.

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