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El Pikete Live Album Reissued

April 03, 2008

By Latin Pulse Music

Here is one great advantage of buying your music legally on-line: albums can be updated and you can get your copy first.....and fast. On the LPM website, the reissue for 'Timba de Primera Toma" is now identified by the initials 'E.C.' for 'Edició n Coleccinista' (Collectors Edition) after the title. All the new mp3s have a similar edit on the tag for the album name. The first song now has the correct title "Hay Pero No Te Toca" and the photographer credit has been added.

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This album has been reissued on April 3, 2008. It features new audio processing with much improved low-frequency response and updated liner notes. This live album captures El Pikete's first and original line up, with Michel Clavo from Havana Power Band on lead vocals and José "Pepito" on piano. A live timba collector's must have.



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  • There is a history of musical innovations being forged on the island of Cuba before finally breaking out into the wider world and making their mark on music at large. Books like those by Rebeca Mauleón have enabled more of us to participate in that process. Now, ten years after Rebeca’s last book, Kevin Moore has produced a unique and outstanding set of works which make the last twenty years of Cuban music accessible to anyone who cares to learn to play it. It remains to be seen whether the rest of the world is now ready for an injection of Cuban timba.
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