The mÉlange of music, nationalities, and styles that is Manu Chao has met with extraordinary success worldwide, embraced by widely disparate listenerships that find a home in the music of the former Mano Negra frontman.
What makes Eliades Ochoa one of the most enjoyable artists of the modern Cuban folk movement? His exquisite guitar playing? His consummate band-leading skills? His adventurous embrace of musicians and styles outside his rural roots? All of the above, and more.