Ronald Rubinel

Best of Ronald Rubinel

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Ronald Rubinel has emerged as a major figure in Martiniquan music. This is due to his own consistently high quality albums and for his Rubicolor productions of other artists and compilations that include Haitian Compas, e.g. Kompas Kolor and his noteworthy Jeux des Dames series. The best of Ronald Rubinel has both original versions of past hits and new versions of past hits. The new versions in most cases are equal to the originals in quality and intensity. Rubinel's style of zouk is not the light zouk love variety. It holds some weight and although some of the cuts are zouk love they are zouk with pronounced swing and plenty of percussion. It is his first "best-of" album and certainly will not be his last. This album is essential for those unfamiliar with Ronald Rubinel's contribution to zouk. It is also essential for those unable to obtain his early albums that are out of print. Highly recommended.

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