28 Feb '15, 3pm

Two New Rough Guides: Psychedelic Salsa & African Rare Groove! – World Music Network – News: vía @WMN_UK

Two New Rough Guides: Psychedelic Salsa & African Rare Groove! – World Music Network – News: vía @WMN_UK

Historically there are direct connections between the world of the hippie counter-culture (Woodstock, Bill Graham, social protest) and Latin music (from Fania’s Jerry Masucci being friends with Woodstock’s Michael Lang to ‘mambonik’ Bill Graham urging Santana to cover Tito Puente). But this also went the other way, with salsa orchestra leader Larry Harlow (featured here with Grupo Fantasma ) simultaneously having a psychedelic rock band (Ambergris), and Palmieri recording his Grammy-winning psychedelic salsa masterpiece The Sun of Latin Music in Jimi Hendrix’s Electric Ladyland studios, not to mention the radical pianist’s underground Latin funk crossover project, Harlem River Drive. In places like Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, and especially Peru, non-Latin global youth culture – or at least some of the music, dress, art, and social attitude – was quite influential as well...

Full article: http://www.worldmusic.net/news/news/2015-02-19/two-new-ro...

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