Video of the Week: Manolito Simonet y su Trabuco Presents La Habana Me Llama

Manolito Simonet
Manolito Simonet y su Trabuco, one of the hottest bands form Cuba, made this video titled v (Havana is Calling Me).

Founded on February 25, 1993, Manolito y su Trabuco was one of the first Cuban timba bands, but it wasn’t until the second wave, in 1995, that they released their first album, Directo al corazón.

In 2006, about to release their 7th album, Hablando en serio, they enjoyed a gradual and steady rise in popularity and are now generally considered to be among the top three or four true timba bands in Havana.

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Author: World Music Central News Department

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