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Carlos del Pino - New York - March 4, 2008

cuban music, musica cubana
Interviewer and Photgrapher: Tom Ehrlich - Additional Questions: Kevin Moore

click here for the Carlos del Pino website

NOTE: The answer to each question is summarized briefly - click the CDP links to hear the complete answers in Carlos' own words. It's in English and Spanish with some translation.

timba.com: Where were you born?

CDP -- Camagüey. (discussion of the Terry family of Maravilla de Florida fame)

timba.com: When and why did you move to Havana?

CDP - At age 15. (discusses la ENA and his education).

timba.com: When did you join Opus 13?

CDP - 1978 - he was a founding member.

timba.com: When did you leave Opus 13?

CDP - 1990

timba.com: How did you come to the United States?

CDP - He was touring with a circus band and left in Costa Rica, where he spent two years, then 2 in Puerto Rico, before coming to Boston for 3 years. He's now been in NYC for 5 years. So he must have left Cuba in 1996.

miércoles, 23 marzo 2011, 03:32 am