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sábado, 11 abril 2015, 05:13 am

Issac Delgado - 25th Anniversary

Concert Today @ La Cecilia

Issac Delgado 25th Anniversary

As I mentioned in a previous post, April is International Timba Month because of the number of significant timba anniversaries. Kevin's ITM post for today is a great concert by NG La Banda at the Montreaux Jazz Festival from 1994. Issac Delgado was part of NG for the first couple of years, but left NG to form his own band around 1990. He recorded his first CD "Dando la hora" in 1991, winning the 1992 EGREM award. Today is Issac's 53rd birthday, which he is celebrating with a red-carpet anniversary concert at La Cecilia.

April 2nd, Kevin posted the full Issac Delgado Valentine's Day 1997 concert - "The Croy Concert", which is one of the most exciting and inspiring concert videos from this great era of timba. If you haven't seen it yet, check it out here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rm8HJ8QWY8I

Last month Havana Culture posted an interview with Issac. I think Issac's fans will enjoy it. It's in Spanish with subtitles. Happy birthday Issac!


Interview with Issac Delgado by Havana Culture

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sábado, 11 abril 2015, 04:39 am

Gozando con el Mes Internacional de la Timba

NG La Banda - Montreux - 1994 - Full Concert

There have been some lower resolution individual songs from this concert, but now we have the full 90 minute show in very high resolution. This is NG La Banda at the absolute peak of their second great style period - with Calixto Oviedo, Feliciano Arango, Los Metales del Terror, Pan con Salsa, Peruchín, Tony Calá et al.

Click here and here for documentaries on NG and Calixto.

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viernes, 10 abril 2015, 03:27 am

Paulito in New York - December, 1998

PART TWO

This is the second set of the concert posted a few days ago. Highlights include a massive version of Y ahora qué, La última balá and the masterpiece No te lo creas.

Click here for Part One: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sbM6epQq-E

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jueves, 09 abril 2015, 03:22 am

Ibeyi in San Francisco

Tom Ehrlich's Concert Report and Photos

Lisa Kaine Díaz and Naomi Díaz are the twin daughters of the legendary Irakere conguero Miguel "Angá" Díaz (who plays in an upcoming Intl Timba Month video coming soon). Tom caught their show at The Independent in SF and logged this report.

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