Cuba

Cuba

Island of Music

DVD - 2011
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Behind the scenes documentary of the presence of Afro-Cuban music in the daily life and cultural identity of Cubans. Brings the viewer into the heart and soul of Havana through a vibrant mosaic of street musicians, big bands, dancers, religious rituals and classic cars. Shows Afro-Cuban music in New York City through the music and commentary of jazz and Afro-Cuban legends Billy Taylor, Candido Camero, and Chico O'Farrill. Director Gary Keys' style is raw and sensual, drawing out the warmth of Old Havana and the beat of the clave.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Wienerworld ; Oaks, PA : MVD Visual [distributor], c2011
Branch Call Number: DVD 784.4972 CUBA 1DISC
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (72 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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Apr 27, 2012

Wonderful DVD that documents the music and identity of Cuba. Watching this made me wish I could visit this gem of a country. The history, people, and music are absolutely delectable. Must watch!

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