Happy Birthday Celia Cruz, Queen of Salsa. ¡Azúcar!

October 21, 1925 (Mon in 2019); Cuban music ~ Úrsula Hilaria Celia Caridad Cruz Alfonso was born in Havana, Cuba ~ Celia helped popularize Latin music around the world

Feast of Babalú-Ayé

December 17
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Church of Saint Lazarus
El Rincón, Cuba

Pedrito Martinez Cuban Rumba at Ginny’s

HARLEM; Thu, Mar 7, 2019; Cuban rumba live music ~ The world’s first-call rumbero plays up close and personal at the hottest joint in Harlem

Pedrito Martinez Group plays Bronx Museum for Carnegie Hall Citywide

Friday, October 5, 2018
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Carnegie Hall Citywide
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Bronx Museum of the Arts
Fleetwood – Concourse Village, The Bronx
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The world’s first-call Cuban Rumbero.

Celebrate the Feast of Obatalá, the Yoruba creator of humankind

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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Obatalá is the son/daughter of God, creator of humankind, and godfather/mother of the Orishas (Angels)

Daymé Arocena sings Cuban Rumba Jazz at Pioneer Works

RED HOOK, BROOKLYN, WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE, Sat, Apr 7, 2018, Cuban rumba jazz live music ~ “Cuba’s finest young female singer” (‘The Guardian’)

Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita reconnect Cuba and Venezuela with Africa

Roulette
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Thursday, March 22, 2018