Timbalada

Timbalada [Mulate Do Bunde]

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The Bloco Afro carnival groups provide a recent take on roots drumming along with a conscious involvement in other Afro-centric musics. This zesty CD was sneakily programmed. The first couple of tracks are percussion all the way, then keyboards and guitar start creeping in, then gutsy trombones a la Willie Colon. But the percussion is always a major player in this rival to Olodum.

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