[JPL] About Manuel Valera

Arturo arturo893 at qwest.net
Fri Dec 24 12:50:25 EST 2004


Jae Sinnett wrote >>>>Manuel Valera - "Forma Nueva" - Mavo Records
Wow, where did this guy come from?  >>>>>


He's from Cuba and he has been living in NYC for a few years now. His dad.
Manuel Sr. is a fine saxist who has played with Gonzalo Rubalcaba Cuban
quartet when Horacio "El Negro" Hernández was the drummer. Manuel is another
brilliant example of the prowess of the recent Cuban generations of
musicians who are highly educated in various genres, many of which are
children or grand children of musicians and play with "chequendenque",  with
a lot of heart and soul.

That is why the mobsters of the district have all Cuban musicans prohibited
from touring the USA, because they will terrorize us with their muisical
abilities.

Arturo Gómez



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