The Essential Cuba on Manteca

Cuba - the Essential Album
London, England – Cuba – the essential album (ESNDCD222) in the title of a double CD produced by British label Manteca.

It includes a long list of well known Cuban musicians: Compay Segundo, Desi Arnaz, Pérez Prado, Orquesta Aragón, Sierra Maestra, Ibrahim Ferrer, Graciela Machito y sus Afro-Cubans, Lecuona Cuban Boys, Beny Moré, Chapottín y su Conjunto, Enrique Jorrín, Bebo Valdés, Los Van Van, Irakere, NG La Banda, Afro-Cuban All Stars, Mongo Santamaría, Orquesta América, Celina González, Havana All Stara, Pablo Milanés, James Moody & His Bop Men feat. Chano Pozo, Don Azpiazu & his Havana Casino Orchestra, René Touzet, Omara Portuondo, Celia Cruz, Alegría All Stara, Lázaro Ros con Mezcla, Yerba Buena, and Orlando `Cachaíto’ López.

The mid-price compilation was produced by Rick Glanvill. He is a London-born writer, author, DJ and broadcaster.

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