Music from the US – Eddie Palmieri

Eddie Palmieri (* December 15, 1936 in New York City) is an American pianist and orchestra leader.  He is considered one of the pioneers of Latin American, Cuban and Afro-Cuban jazz, and also plays the  salsa.

Here is his song “Cafe”

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Music from the US -Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra

Antibalas founded 1998  (Spanish for “bulletproof”) is a Brooklyn-based afrobeat band that is modeled after Fela Kuti’s Africa 70 band and Eddie Palmieri’s Harlem River Drive Orchestra. Although their music generally follows the musical architecture and language of afrobeat, it incorporates elements of jazz, funk, dub, improvised music, and traditional drumming from Cuba and West Africa.(wiki)

Here is their song “Uprising”