The Best of Irakere ()

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  1. Gira Gira
  2. Claudia
  3. Ilya
  4. Anunga Nunga
  5. Ciento Anos de Juventud
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  1. Gira Gira
  2. Claudia
  3. Ilya
  4. Anunga Nunga
  5. Ciento Anos de Juventud
  6. Aguanile
  7. Misa Negra
  8. Adagio on a Mozart Theme
  9. Xiomara
  10. Por Romper el Coco
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For Latin jazz fans, this is a succinct and nearly complete roundup of Irakere's two North American albums, a brief peek through Cuba's door before politics slammed it shut again for another generation. Irakere is represented by four tracks, including the lengthy, uncut "Black Mass," and Irakere II by six tracks. The live Irakere was an exciting breakthrough, a real advance in the alliance between Afro-Cuban and American jazz that took into account the electronic developments in music since politics isolated Cuba from the U ...

The Best of Irakere 2008, Sbme Special Mkts.

UPC: 886972503622

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The Best of Irakere 1994, Columbia/Legacy

UPC: 074645771922

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