Beat Latino with Catalina Maria Johnson

Nuestra música: past, present and future


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This week’s Beat Latino goes to Nuevo Orleans! To celebrate Mardi Gras, Tunes that connect Havana Cuba and New Orleans through Carnaval celebrations and mambo dancing. From classics by Cuban maestro Perez Prado to new Latin soul by New Orlean´s Los Poyboycitos, this Beat Latino promises to keep you dancing! Happy Mardi Gras!



Musical Works


Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Carnaval Cortijo y Su Combo Time Machine. Musical Productions 199 06:55
Carnival Havana Los Hombres Calientes Vol. 5: Carnival. Basin Street 2005 05:20
King of Latin Soul Los Poboycitos Brand New Dance. Super Ultra Mega 2010 03:35
El Huracán y Pin Pon The Iguanas If You Should Ever Fall on Hard Times. Belle Sound 2008 03:38
Gumbo Son Cubanismo Mardi Gras Mambo. Hanibal 200 05:00
Manisero Cuarteto Tiempo Cigar Music – Tobacco Music from Havana. Traditional Crossroads 2000 04:01
El Manisero Creole Jazz Band Jazz, Blues, Rumba and Sambas. EPSA MUSIC/THE ORCHARD 2007 03:26
Mambo No. 5 Perez Prado and his Orchestra The Best of Perez Prado. RCA 2006 02:47
Mardi Gras Mambo Fredy Omar con su Banda Latin Party! In New Orleans. Mardi Gras Records 2001 03:39
Martin’s Mambo The New Orleans Nightcrawlers New Orleans Nightcrawlers. Rounder 1995 06:19
The Mardi Gras Second Line Los Hombres Calientes Vol. 5: Carnival. Basin Street 2005 08:00

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