About the show
Playing tracks by
Omara Portuondo, Gilles Peterson .
Cuba's 1st International Electronic & Afro-Cuban Music Festival. www.mananancuba.com
Producer, DJ and Percussionist, Vince Vella blends a deep knowledge of Afro-Cuban, and tropical rhythms with beats, soul, jazz and beyond. Alongside producing Vince Vella is an accomplished percussionist who has studied in Cuba and Brazil where he received guidance from Pururu, the late Tata Guines, Adel Gonzalez. His love affair with Cuba continues, where he co produced the Havana Cultura series with Gilles Peterson, and Roberto Fonseca collaborating with some of the best musicians in Cuba: Julio Padron (Irakere), Danay Suarez, Changuito (Los Van Van), Los Aldeanos and DubStep pioneer Mala.
In his words "The mix is a collection of raw rumba tracks (including one of my own tracks) from some of the my favourite Rumberos in Cuba, including Los Muñequitos de Matanzas, Clave Y Guaguanco, Chucho Valdes, Rumberos De Cuba, Los Papines , Pedrito Martinez and more"