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The origins of Danzon

Jesus O’Reilly explains the origins of European-influenced Matanzas-born Danzon and how it developed into the Mambo and the Cha-cha-cha. Orquesta Acierto Juvenil, a group of elderly musicians perform.

9 minutes

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