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ANTH: Columbia – Palenque Records Remixed (Dutty Artz)

Music derived from field recordings made by Lucas Silva (of Palenque Records) in San Basilio de Palenque in Columbia, a town founded by escaped slaves in 1602 that retains a strong African identity.  The popular Palenquero cultural music is called Champeta Criolla -a mix of African, Afro-Caribbean, & indigenous influences. The tracks on this CD […]