Behold AfroCubism, World Circuit's dream project.
An encounter between Cuba & Mali's finest.
This is what Buena Vista Social Club was supposed to be originally.
These are the first four minutes of music the band ever recorded.
Eliades Ochoa - acoustic guitar & vocals
Djelimady Tounkara - electric guitar
Toumani Diabaté - kora
Bassekou Kouyaté - ngoni
Kasse Mady Diabaté - vocals
Lassana Diabaté - balafon
José A. Martinez - double bass
Jorge Maturell - bongos & congas
Osnel Odit - guitar
Eglis Ochoa - maracas
Lennis Lara - trumpet
Alain A. Dragonit - trumpet
Baba Sissoko - tama
An album will be released in Autumn.
The band will perform live for the first time at la Mar de Musicas in Cartagena, Spain on Friday 9th July, and at the North See Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, Holland, on Sunday 11th July.
More concerts will follow in November in Europe and North America.