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Remembering a Legend: Israel "Cachao" Lopez (1918 - 2008)

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The Latin music world lost a major figure this past Saturday when inventive bassist and composer Israel “Cachao" Lopez passed away. His insightful connection to Cuban music drove him to compose over thousands of danznes, create the mambo, and instigate a series of inspiring descargas. His bass playing influenced generations of bassists interested [...]

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