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Kekele merges the music of Congo and Cuba

By Siddhartha Mitter
Globe Correspondent / July 28, 2006

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In the beginning there was a rhythm. It crossed the Atlantic with the slave trade and came to thrive in Cuba. About 70 years ago, it found its way back to Congo (etched into the grooves of Cuban 78s), where most of the Cuban slaves had come from in the first place. (Full article: 880 words)

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