1. Manuel Galbán

    Manuel Galbán

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  2. Manuel Galban, Grammy-Winning Cuban Guitarist and Buena Vista Social Club Alum, Dead at 80

    July 08, 2011 4:50 PM EDT >Manuel Galbán, who died Thursday in Havana, was best known in Cuba for the grooving electric guitar stylings that backed the Cuban vocal quartet Los Zafiros, who catapulted to international fame in the '60s. He found new audiences wor ...

  3. Buena Vista Social Club Bassist Lopez Dead At 76

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Orlando "Cachaito" Lopez, considered the "heartbeat" of Cuba's legendary Buena Vista Social Club for his internationally acclaimed bass playing, died Monday of complications from prostate surgery, fellow musicians said. He ...

  4. Buenos Hermanos

    March 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 70-something Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer caught the world's ear thanks to his delightful presence on the Buena Vista Social Club and Afro-Cuban All-Stars projects. The 70-something Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer caught the world's ear tha ...

  5. Ry Cooder's Cuban Era May Be Capped With New Sets

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I'd hate to say this whole Cuban experience is at an end for me," Ry Cooder says. "But I can't see any way they're going to allow us to do it again. We just got in under t ...

  6. Clinton Cleared Way For Cooder's Sessions In CubaO

    February 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Artist and producer Ry Cooder was headed back to the U.S. Saturday after a trip to Havana, Cuba, that he was able to make only with President Clinton's assistance. Clinton stepped in during the last d Artist and producer Ry Cooder was headed ba ...