Highlights from the Ethnomusicology Archive: Francisco Aguabella

The legendary Francisco Aguabella (1925-2010) was an Afro-Cuban percussionist and master sacred drummer of the Santeria religion.  Aguabella  was born in Matanzas, Cuba, but immigrated to California in 1953 to work with dancer and choreographer Katherine Dunham on the movie Mambo.  He went on to

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