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Tumi Album Tumi Cuba Classics Volume 2: Afro-Cuban
Changó 2
Merceditas Valdes
Public Domain and Traditional

A slow-temp afro- melody. Chango is the King of Kings, Master of Lighting and Drums. He represents male virility -the Apollo of the Yoruba religion and mythology.

Tumi Album Tumi Cuba Classics Volume 2: Afro-Cuban
Obatalá 3
Merceditas Valdes
Public Domain and Traditional

A slow-temp afro- melody. Obatala is a man's creator, to whom Odudua gave life. The kind wise father, he heads the pantheon of gods, and is the God of Peace, Goodness and Mercy

Tumi Album Tumi Cuba Classics Volume 2: Afro-Cuban
Osain
Merceditas Valdes
Public Domain and Traditional

A slow-temp afro- melody. Osain is the owner of all colours. He has only one (right) foot and one (left) arm. He does, however, have two ears: one large ear which hears everything and one small ear which still hears a lot. Hie is a very close friend of Chango. This is the only song in the cd that has other instruments apart from drums. It is a not common song, a rare piece.

The grand dame of Cuban folk and popular music, Merceditas was born in La Havana in1928. She began her career in the Corte Suprema del Arte workshops, then turned to Afro-Cuban material and gave demos for Fernando Ortíz's lectures on African roots. She belonged to the artistic staff of the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television. This song is dedicated to the African deity Osain, the god of magical and medicinal plants

Tumi Album Tumi Cuba Classics Volume 3: Rumba
La Prueba Del Ritmo
feat. Conjunto de Clave y Guaguanco
Amado de Jesus Dedeu

Totally amazing performance, this song is called "The Rhythm Test" and it really is a show of the highest quality of percussion in the world. A big orchestra of different drums are challenged by the singers to repeat their rhythms, and the dialogue is established

Tumi Album Cubania
El Domingo de la Rumba
Son 14 feat. Tiburon Morales
Eduardo Morales Orosco

Sunday of the rumba' Song about death and rumba on Sundays. This is as all Son 14 songs is backed by big band with horns and tres, guitar and drums.

Tumi Album Encuentro entre Soneros
Háblame de la Rumba
Papi Oviedo y su Soneros
Lazaro Blanco Kindelan

Sexy female vocals in this witty and bucolic song. Papi Oviedo's songs show a deep love for the traditional son of his country, Cuba.

Tumi Album Habana Romantica
La Habana
Papi Oviedo feat. Arturo Clenton
Arturo Clenton

Guaganco is an afro rhythm brought to Cuba from Yoruba this track demonstrates rumba-guaganco very well. Lots of percussion and an unusual, but sensational trumpet.

Tumi Album Tabaco & Ron: Cuban Compilation Volume One
Ruega la Candela (como ruge la candela)
Clave y Guaguanco
Amado de Jesus Dedeu

A fast tempo rumba/Flamenco song with drums and guitar. The powerful percussive and vocal harmony with traditional Afro-Cuban rhythms including guaguanco, bataguanco and catumba combine with poetry, flamenco and powerful singing to achieve a real revelation in rumba/Flamenco.

Tumi Album Noche de la Rumba
Si Encuentras un Buen Amigo
Clave y Guaguanco
A. de J. Dedeu

"Si Encuentras un Buen Amigo"A slow tempo "Santeria" Rumba. Clave y Guaguanco are synonymous with Afro-Cuban music and are the most sought-after rumba group at present. In this extraordinary new track the powerful percussive and vocal harmony based group combine traditional Afro-Cuban rhythms including guaguanco, bataguanco and catumba with poetry, flamenco and powerful singing achieving a real revelation in rumba.

Tumi Album Noche de la Rumba
Gózalo Como Yo
Clave y Guaguanco
A. de J. Dedeu

" Gózalo Como Yo"A slow tempo "Santeria" Rumba. Clave y Guaguanco are synonymous with Afro-Cuban music and are the most sought-after rumba group at present. In this extraordinary track the powerful percussive and vocal harmony with female vocal based group combine traditional Afro-Cuban rhythms including guaguanco, bataguanco and catumba with poetry, flamenco and powerful singing achieving a real revelation in rumba.

Tumi Album Noche de la Rumba
No Juegues Conmigo
Clave y Guaguanco
Ricardo Perez

"No Juegues Conmigo" A fast tempo "Santeria" Rumba". Clave y Guaguanco are synonymous with Afro-Cuban music and are the most sought-after rumba group at present. In this extraordinary track the powerful percussive and vocal harmony based group combine traditional Afro-Cuban rhythms including guaguanco, bataguanco and catumba with poetry, flamenco and powerful singing achieving a real revelation in rumba.

Tumi Album Noche de la Rumba
Échame Carta
Clave y Guaguanco
Gustavo Cabanas

A slow tempo "Santeria" Rumba with powerful percussive and vocal harmony - guaguanco, bataguanco and catumba with poetry, flamenco and powerful singing achieving a real revelation in Yoruba.

Tumi Album Noche de la Rumba
Remembranza de Pregones
feat. Clave y Guaguanco
A. de J. Dedeu

" Remembranza de Pregones" A slow tempo "Santeria" Rumba. Clave y Guaguanco are synonymous with Afro-Cuban music and are the most sought-after rumba group at present. In this extraordinary track the powerful percussive and vocal harmony based group combine traditional Afro-Cuban rhythms including guaguanco, bataguanco and catumba with poetry, flamenco and powerful singing achieving a real revelation in rumba.

Tumi Album Noche de la Rumba
Suenan las claves
Clave y Guaguanco
A. de J. Dedeu and Eloy Machado

"Suenan las claves" A slow tempo "Santeria" Rumba. Clave y Guaguanco are synonymous with Afro-Cuban music and are the most sought-after rumba group at present. In this extraordinary track the powerful percussive and vocal harmony based group combine traditional Afro-Cuban rhythms including guaguanco, bataguanco and catumba with poetry, flamenco and powerful singing achieving a real revelation in rumba.

Tumi Album Noche de la Rumba
Blasfemadores
Clave y Guaguanco
A. de J. Dedeu

"Blasfemadores" A slow tempo "Santeria" Rumba. Clave y Guaguanco are synonymous with Afro-Cuban music and are the most sought-after rumba group at present. In this extraordinary track the powerful percussive and vocal harmony based group combine traditional Afro-Cuban rhythms including guaguanco, bataguanco and catumba with poetry, flamenco and powerful singing achieving a real revelation in rumba.

Tumi Album Noche de la Rumba
De oya y abacuá
Clave y Guaguanco
A. de J. Dedeu

" De oya y abacuá"A fast tempo "Santeria" Rumba. Clave y Guaguanco are synonymous with Afro-Cuban music and are the most sought-after rumba group at present. In this extraordinary new track the powerful percussive and vocal harmony based group combine traditional Afro-Cuban rhythms including guaguanco, bataguanco and catumba with poetry, flamenco and powerful singing achieving a real revelation in rumba.

Tumi Album Chanqui en la Casa de Nora
Iyabo
Elio Reve y su charangon feat. Hector Valentin Larrondo Ricardo
Benigno Echmendia Oliva

A medium slow tempo Son/Timba. The meaning of the name Iyabo is 'Mother has come back' in Nigerian language. The changui of Elio Reve Jr is proof of a great musical legacy. This track is refreshing while keeping the flavour of the Cuban traditional changui going.

Tumi Album Baila mi Son
Misericordia
Juan de Marcos González and Afro-Cuban All Stars feat. Felix Baloy and Tata Güines
Felix Rondon Palmero

Misericordia is an Afro-Rumba, starts with just drums and the vocals of Felix Baloy, drumming and congas African dance style.

Tumi Album Misericordia, que es esto!
Yemayá
El Piqueton de Felix Rondon feat. Felix Rondon
Felix Rondon Palmero

A rumba sang in traditional African tunes, towards the goddess of oceans and flowers, Jamaya.

Tumi Album Misericordia, que es esto!
La Fiesta de mi Tambor
El Piqueton de Felix Rondon feat. Gracil Perez
Gustavo Cabaña Malen

A medium tempo witty son with all the instrumentation of the big club bands of 50's. The woman vocalist is asking where is her Tambor as she wants to play Rumba and someone has hidden it.

Tumi Album Bana Congo
Kin Havane
Papa Noel feat. Papi Oviedo, Cristina Azcuy Garcia, Andrés Sosa Revé and Miguel Martinez Rojas
Nedule Montswet (Papa Noel)

A medium fast tempo Congolese Rumba with Cuban tres. Night and day, everyday I'm wondering what I have done to you. The human heart does not deserve this..vocals in Lingala and chorus in French, performed by two of the Cuba and Congo legends of guitar and Tres: Papa noel and Papi Oviedo.

Tumi Album Bana Congo
Limpia Mi Son
Papa Noel and Papi Oviedo feat. Cristina Azcuy Garcia
Cristina Azcuy Garcia

A powerful Medium-Fast Salsa with an African twist.

son that tells about the way in which son has evolved, to be called salsa, etc.lyrics- talk about keeping the song clean, cleanse my son

happy,lots of soul, danceable, female vocals,tres & guitar solos,percussion, horns, lots of breaks

Vocals reminiscent of Albita

performed by two of the Cuba and Congo legends of guitar and Tres: Papa Noel and Papi Oviedo

Tumi Album Bana Congo
Combinación de Soneros
Papi Oviedo and Papa Noel feat. Andrés Sosa Revé
Andrés Sosa Reve

A song to greet and 'big up' all, or many of the great soneros in history of son.

lyrics-you can't talk about son without mentioning the son singers

happy, dance, uptempo, fun, exciting, party,horns bass guitar, tres,male vocals.

performed by two of the Cuba and Congo legends of guitar and Tres: Papa Noel and Papi Oviedo

Tumi Album Bana Congo
M Bonge
Papi Oviedo and Papa Noel feat. Wuta Mayi
Nedule Montswet (Papa Noel)

A medium tempo rhythmic Congolese style Rumba song with Cuban influence - very rhythmic, melodic, sweet and sensual. Percussion, tres, tribal backgrounds, male vocals and female chorus, plenty of instrumental breaks between guitar and tres. Someone's pain will end. Everybody will get it.....I still don't feel fear..

A Cuban Salsa melody, Fast song that says 'I am not giving you anything' because at the moment 'I don't have anything myself anyway

lyrics- witty-you'll get nothing from me

happy, dance, uptempo, fun, exciting, party,horns bass guitar, tres,male vocals.

, performed by two of the Cuba and Congo legends of guitar and Tres: Papa Noel and Papi Oviedo.

Tumi Album Pido
Llegó Danae
Danae feat. Guajiro Miraball
Pedro Jesus Diaz Ramirez

A fast tempo track, mixing Cuban and Colombian dance floor Salsa rhythms. Andy Gola & Cole Cole take influences from majestic bands as diverse as Los Van Van and Grupo Niche, Cole Cole's music serves an exotic cocktail of new salsa dance music

Partytime, upbeat sound,spicy rhythm, lively,lots percussion, bongos, horns, female vocals, with a modern sound

Tumi Album Fuego en la Maya
Homenaje a Tata
Son 14 feat. Tiburon Morales
Eduardo Morales Orosco

" Homenaje a Tata" Tiburon Morales wrote this piece to celebrate the forceful contributions of the percussionist Tata Guines.

traditional,fun, dance,party,horns, bass,piano,percussion, male vocals

Tumi Album Cafe Noir
Africa Mokili Mobimba
Papa Noel feat. Manu Dibango
Nedule Montswet (Papa Noel)

A mixture of Cuban and African rumba, Papa Noel makes an energetic yet sweet music, with Lyrics in several African languages and Spanish. This song includes the words of Dechaud, a pioneer in Congolese Rumba, who wished to show his pride for Africa and being an African.

Tumi Album Cafe Noir
Democratie
Papa Noel feat. Sultan Zembellat
Sultan Zembellat

A fast tempo Afro-Cuban political melody asking for democracy in Africa...corruption no good for Africa.. Through his song Democratie Sultan Zembellat is bringing to mind the problems facing African people, the meaning of democracy based on freedom of speech, tolerance, unity and peace.

Tumi Album Cafe Noir
Salsa Africaine
Papa Noel feat. Sultan Zembellat
Sultan Zembellat

This song is a song in which Sultan Zembellat sings in Central African, Congolese, Senegalese, and the National dialects of Sango, Lingala, Wolof, and also French, It is a dance song on a smooth salsa rhythm.

Tumi Album Cafe Noir
Cafe Noir
Papa Noel feat. Cafe Noir papa noe
Nedule Montswet (Papa Noel)

Classical instrumental African rhumba that is a smooth and laid back with a feel good rhythm.

Tumi Album Cafe Noir
Sandokan
Papa Noel feat. Cafe Noir papa noe
Nedule Montswet (Papa Noel)

African rumba beautifully played on Papa Noel's acoustic guitar.

Tumi Album Cafe Noir
Soleil
feat. Papa Noel
Nedule Montswet (Papa Noel)

Soleil: Soukous is the traditional music of Congo and merengue is from the Dominican Republic. In this extraordinary instrumental track the legendary Papa Noel is able to mix these two genres creating a very danceable track.

Tumi Album Cafe Noir
Soukous Son
Papa Noel feat. Manu Dibango
Nedule Montswet (Papa Noel)

An Afro- Cuban fusion track featuring a Soukous son track. Soukous Son is Papa Noel's humorous chronicle of everyday life. He takes you on a lyrical journey through the highs and lows of peoples' lives.

Tumi Album La vida es linda
Pura vestimenta
Angel Bonne
Angel Heriberto Bonne Sanchez

Pura vestimenta is a fast tempo salsa tune.

Tumi Album Vodka con Limon
Y no me llames mas
Gitanos
Michel Hernandez San Juan

Y no me llames mas, And do not call me more, salsa, guaguancó, loves party finished, do not call me I have nothing more to do with you, bye, which ter do well,

Tumi Album Guajira Mas Guajira
Rumberito baila
Maria Ochoa and Eliades Ochoa feat. Alma Latina
Julio Montoro

Un upbeat fusion of afro-Rumba. Rumba is an Afro- Cuban dance where the men compete to beat other parties for the woman who also dances. Each party shows its strength and movement trying to win the woman.

Get ready rumba dancers the Negro is coming,

When you hear the drumming your feet won't stop

Get ready dancers I am coming here to sing,

With feeling, with desire, my Negro can dance

That has black

Oh since he moves

With his hips

Moving here, moving there

Open the wardrobe you will hear the Quinto sounding

Run the party of the night of the rumba, the dance, the dancer

Tumi Album Guajira Mas Guajira (Instrumental)
Rumberito baila
feat. Alma Latina
Julio Montoro

Un upbeat fusion of instrumental afro-Rumba. Rumba is an Afro- Cuban dance where the men compete to beat other parties for the woman who also dances. Each party shows its strength and movement trying to win the woman.

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