• 1. Un Solo Golpe
  • 2. Apertura
  • 3. Ahora Si !
  • 4. Vereda Tropical (Version 1)
  • 5. La Invacion / Viene El Cocoye
  • 6. Hasta Santiago A Pie
  • 7. Vereda Tropical (Version 2)
  • 8. Recordando Viejos Tiempos

CONGA DE LOS HOYOS, founded in 1902, is one of the oldest and best-known carnival groups in Santiago, Cuba today. Group members are exclusively from the Los Hoyos neighbourhood of Santiago and feature over 50 percussionists and singers who play everything from car brake drums, hubcaps and frying pans to the distinctive Chinese trumpet – a sound unique to eastern Cuba’s carnival groups. This CD comes with accompanying text, booklet and exclusive photography.

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