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Staff: Bill Tilford
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Grupos: Tirso Duarte
Grupos: Tirso Duarte : Discography
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Grupos: Pupy y los que S... : Tirso Duarte
Grupos: Pupy y los que S... : compared to "Timba: T...
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Cuba based rap duo, Zona Franka, blends traditional rhythms with the grit and swagger of hip-hop and rap vocal phrasings. Their clever shout choruses create instant tropical dance classics using their unique self-titled "changui con flow" style.

Jorge "El Toro" Castillo Hernández

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Photo by Cristian Muñoz

instrumento/instrument: tumbadoras/congas

grupos/groups: Pupy Pedroso y Los Que Son, Son, Paulito FG, Carlos Manuel y su Clan

grabaciones/recordings: Los Que Son, Son; Paulito FG: Una vez mas, por amor; Carlos Manuel: Por la vena el gusto

lugar de nacimiento/birthplace: Pinar del Rio

formación musical/musical background: La ENA, tuba (nivel medio)

lugar actual de residencia/current residence: La Habana

As Pupy's conguero of choice, Jorge Castillo (known to ALL as "el Toro") lays down some forceful songo-influenced tumbaos and nails the exciting bloques that the Son Son rhythm section has developed under the guidance of Changuito.

Surprisingly, el Toro entered La ENA as a brass player, and studied percussion on the side while he was in school. He has worked as a percussionist since finishing, but he's quite a capable tuba player. He's not the only percussionist in this directory who studied brass, either -- fellow timba conguero Tomasito Cruz was a trombonist while they were in school together. [Lara Greene]

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Photo by Lara Greene

Michelle White - miércoles, 23 marzo 2011, 03:31 am