Afrocubismo / Afrocubism
Album:Afrocubism Collection:World
Artist:Afrocubismo Added:Nov 2010
Label:Nonesuch Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-12-05 Pull Date:2011-02-06 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Feb 6Jan 30Jan 23Jan 9Jan 2Dec 26Dec 19Dec 12

Recent Airplay
1.Aug 09, 2018:ad hoc variety show
4.Jul 26, 2011:at the cafe bohemian
2.Apr 22, 2017:Music Casserole
Djelimady Rumba
5.Feb 05, 2011:JR's World
Mali Cuba
3.Apr 17, 2013:Finger Licking Good
6.Feb 04, 2011:No Cover, No Minimum

Album Review
Reviewed 2010-11-30 
Mali meets Cuba in this release that brings superstars from both countries together. Representing Team Cuba: Eliades Ochoa (from the Buena Vista Social Club), from Mali: Toumani Diabate. Plus about a half dozen others. Koras and guitars. Hip multi-cultural percussion. Delicious, jazzy, warm, great stuff. Some songs obviously more Cuban. Others equally more African. Great musical mash-up.

1. Relaxed midtempo instrumental blend of two cultures.
*2. Soaring vocals in a relaxed and sensual guajira.
*3. Mid/upbeat and delicious w/wonderful vocals & guitars.
*4. Bright and swaying upbeat wiggle. Extra goodness.
5. Midtempo, relaxed, soaring vocals and tight strings.
*6. Mid/upbeat Malian vocals w/a tight arrangment.
7. Gentle guitar solo. Sweet & much too short.
*8. Upbeat and busy w/great blend of perc & strings. Yum!
*9. Sweet & playful mid/upbeat jam w/hip perc & warm vox.
10. Soaring vocals, warm strings. Midtempo & sophisticated.
*11. Relaxed vocals, good use of chorus, sweet percussion.
12. Playful mid/upbeat w/lots of energy and a nice sense of style.
*13. Midtempo w/some extra good African vocals.
14. The classic tune gets a gentle Malian makeover.

Track Listing
1.Mali Cuba 8.Dakan
2.Al Valvien De Mi Carreta 9.Nima Diyala
3.Karamo 10.A La Luna Yo Me Voy
4.Djelimady Rumba 11.Mariama
5.La Culebra 12.Para Los Pinares Se Va Montoro
6.Jarabi 13.Bensema
7.Eliades Tumbao 27 14.Guntanamera