Cachao’s Legacy

This week at Stuck Between Stations: Roger Moore on the lasting influence of Cuban bassist Israel Lopeze – Cachao’s Legacy: Two Nations Under a Groove:

Although Cuban bass virtuoso Israel “Cachao” Lopez took his final breaths this week, it’s hard to imagine this humble giant, who played in more than 250 groups from the 1920s on, as not having a pulse. Cachao would have been legendary even if he had retired around 1940.

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