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Wednesday, September 5th

Nine years ago today this blog began with this post.

One left Cuba after the revolution, the other stayed. Here they play together: pianists—father and son—Bebo and Chucho Valdes.

 

Saturday, September 5th

Today, our sixth anniversary, we revisit our first post.

One left Cuba after the revolution, the other stayed. Here they play together: pianists—father and son—Bebo and Chucho Valdes.

Friday, September 5th

Today, MCOTD‘s fifth anniversary, we revisit a few early favorites.

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September 5, 2009

One left Cuba after the revolution, the other stayed. Here they play together: pianists—father and son—Bebo (1918-2013) and Chucho (1941-) Valdes.

 

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September 11, 2009

If spirit could be sold, New Orleans would be rich.

Rebirth Brass Band, live, New Orleans, 2009


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September 23, 2009

May, 2012

Nobel-Prize-winning economist devises a way to turn faces—images of them, that is—into marketable commodities: the more expressive the face, the greater the value.

March, 2013

Haiti is named one of the world’s wealthiest countries.

Arcade Fire, “Haiti”


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Without music where would we be?

Thursday, September 5th

Today, our fourth birthday, we revisit our first post.

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One left Cuba after the revolution, the other stayed. Here they play together: pianists—father and son—Bebo and Chucho Valdes.


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taking a break 

I’m taking some time off—back soon.

Wednesday, 5/23/12

sounds of Cuba

Live, Santiago de Cuba, 6/21/10

Saturday, 9/5/09

One left Cuba after the revolution, the other stayed. Here they play together: pianists—father and son—Bebo and Chucho Valdes.

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