Jazz Cuba - Los Papines & Ruben Gonzalez


26 March 2007
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The most famous rumba group in Cuba, Los Papines (founded in 1963 by percussionist and singer, Ricardo Papin Abreu ith his three brothers Los) started out at the end of the '50s as Papin y Sus Rumberos, and played around the world for decades to come. This recording from 1987 is a collaboration with pianist Ruben Gonzalez, and includes the Abreu brothers (Ricardo, Luis, Alfredo and Jesus) takes on pieces such as Amor en Festival by Nino Rivera, Amo Esta Isla by Pablo Milanes and Nostalgia, an old tango popular in Cuba for decades. Line up Ricardo Papin Abreu , Luis Abreu, Alfredo Abreu, Jesus Abreu, *Ruben Gonzalez, piano, Richard Egues, flute, Jorge Reyes, bass.