• Afro-Cuban Hall of Fame – A tribute to Dizzy Gillespie

    By: Natasha Archary    The birth of Afro-Cuban jazz can be traced to trumpeter Mario Bauza. Buaza introduced Dizzy Gillespie to the Cuban percussionist Chano Pozo in 1947-1948. In the late 40’s Stan Kenton integrated Latin rhythms to his music and Afro-Cuban jazz caught on as one of the most...

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