Tierra Lejana

February 24, 2016 - Comment

Tierra Lejana by Super Uba This product is manufactured on demand using CD-R recordable media. Amazon.com’s standard return policy will apply.

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Tierra Lejana by Super Uba

This product is manufactured on demand using CD-R recordable media. Amazon.com’s standard return policy will apply.

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Alejandra Vernon says:

a Caribbean delight Rich and soulful, this is a gem of a recording that enchanted me with its authenticity and freshness, and set my feet dancing with its fabulous rhythms.Performed with mastery by Super Uba, with his easy-going slightly smoky voice…it is the voice of a man who has experienced a lot in life, and with him the extraordinary, virtuoso guitar artistry of Edilio Paredes, whose technique and improvisational skill are a joy to listen to. The entire conjunto, which on this CD includes Victor…

Guapo says:

Acoustic Charm These days artists like Elvis Crespo and Juan Luis Guerra have become Latino radio superstars with slick, export-only versions of the Dominican styles, but Super Uba’s all-acoustic Tierra Lejana has an elegant simplicity they can’t touch. Merengue’s dominant characteristics are a rapidly shuffling beat — driven by the relentless groove of the guira, a metal scraper — and giddy accordion; Uba’s group plays it with a guitar-driven sound more common to bachata, and tosses in a little Cuban son…

Peter Durward Harris says:

Traditional Caribbean music My knowledge of Caribbean music is limited but I’ve heard enough to know that there are many different styles. Jamaica, for example, is famous for reggae, some of which is brilliant, and I’ve also heard some great Cuban music. Until I heard this album, I’d never considered what musical talent might be nurtured in the Dominican Republic. On the evidence of this album, that country has much to contribute to the world of popular music.This particular album is a traditional, rootsy album in…

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