Format: COMPACT DISC
Capo, Willie; Pino, Israel del; Celina y Reutilo; Desi Arnaz Orchestra; Rodriguez, Arsenio; Orquesta Leonard Melody; Santamaria, Mongo; Gonzalez, Celina; Gutierrez, Julio; Romero, Ray; Martinez, Sabu; Travieso, Israel Moises; Baro, Evaristo Denis; Embales, Carlos; Playa, La; Julio Gutiérrez Orchestra; Domínguez Terrero, Reutilio; Mongo Santamaria Band; Mozo, Pablo; Sonora Matancera, La; Travieso, Raul; Valdés, Miguelito; Baro, Sarah; Machito,; Tito Puente Orchestra; Cachao Cuban Orchestra; Bolado, Vidal;
The Fon, Yorùbá, Igbo and Bantu took with them their musics and rituals, which were preserved better in Cuba than anywhere else in the Americas. Their story is deciphered by Bruno Blum in a 24-page booklet. Once mixed with Spanish culture, they became the extraordinary Afro-Cuban music; here are its roots, its essence and the best songs to the glory of the saints, the santería. On the program of the ceremony are field recordings of genuine rituals, historical studio sessions and also sacred rumba and son songs performed by the greatest — the trance of the Lucumí, Abakuá, Regla de Ochá, Regla de Ifá, Palo Congo, Arará step into your home to the banging sounds of the most intense rhythms, drums and percussions in the world.