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Jarana's Four Aces: Vocal Duels From The Streets Of Lima by Jarana's Four Aces


Album Info

Release Date: 2005

Label: Topic World Series

Recorded in Lima, Peru 1958 by Professor Jose Durand Florez and featuring Augusto Ascuez Villanueva and Manuel Quintana Olvares, two of the leading practitioners of this guitar and wooden box drum-driven improvised vocal music, which was often played by Afro-Peruvians and dealt with social recognition and superiority in Lima's slums. Each "Jarana" is broken down into multiple sections (the CD actually reads as 28 tracks).