Ibrahim Ferrer

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by Ibrahim Ferrer

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20 February 1927, San Luis, Cuba, d. 6 August 2005, Havana, Cuba. The release of the Grammy Award-winning Buena Vista Social Club in 1997 initiated a new era for Cuban music, propelling long-forgotten performers into the spotlight and making belated stars out of the artists such as pianist Rubén González, band leader Juan De Marcos Gonzalez, and singer Ibrahim Ferrer. The latter had actually retired from singing five years before he was contacted by producer Ry Cooder who was... Read more

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cuban
latin
jazz
buena vista social club
world
latin jazz
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