- 3 x LP
- Soul Jazz Records
New album release on Soul Jazz Records RELEASE DATE 22 Jan 2021 compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker. Released in conjunction with the deluxe book Cuba: Music and Revolution published by Soul Jazz Books.
Cuba: Music and Revolution: Culture Clash in Havana: Experiments in Latin Music
1975-85 Vol. 1 is a new album compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker (Soul
Jazz Records) that explores the many new styles that emerged in Cuba in the 1970s
as Jazz, Funk, Brazilian Tropicalia and even Disco mixed together with Latin and
Salsa on the island as Cuban artists experimented with new musical forms created
in the unique socialist state.
The album comes as a heavyweight triple vinyl and deluxe double CD, complete with extensive sleeve notes, and is jam-packed with heavy bass lines, synth and Wah-Wah guitar funk combined with the heavyweight percussion, powerful brass lines and the all-encompassing Latin rhythms of Cuban music known throughout the world.