Fajardo / José Fajardo

Fajardo Y Sus Estrellas

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The great Cuban flutist Fajardo has long lived in Miami, but for the most part he sticks to classic Cuban charanga. He certainly did in these recordings, made in 1972. Charanga, please note, is not just a sound of great distinction and beauty, but the only Afro-American salon stringband idiom to have adapted, and thus survived -- and Fajardo's bands have always been among its greatest exponents.

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