Various Artists / Cubalive
Album: Cubalive   Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists   Added:Apr 2003
Label:Rounder Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2003-05-26 Pull Date: 2003-07-28 Charts: Reggae/World
Week Ending: Jul 27 Jul 20 Jul 6 Jun 29 Jun 22 Jun 15 Jun 8 Jun 1
Airplays: 1 1 1 3 2 2 3 1

Recent Airplay
1. May 24, 2004: Fly By Night
Bailando Asi
4. Jul 15, 2003: At the Cafe Bohemian
Mi Botijia
2. Mar 13, 2004: Fly By Night--with Interview
Mi Botijia
5. Jul 01, 2003: NoCover, No Minimum
Carnival Music
3. Jul 21, 2003: Fly By Night
Moneda Falsa
6. Jun 24, 2003: Fly By Night
Guantanemera, Llegaron Los Millionarios

Album Review
Reviewed 2003-05-14
Recorded live in venues a diverse as restaurants, street jams, and private houses, this collection serves as a nice sample of what Cuban music is like outside of formal clubs. The songs are a good cross-section of contemporary sons, but overall the collection is hampered by muffled sound quality due to location recording.

1. Horn & vocal-driven son.
2. Cool percussion, but the vocals are muffled.
3. A big, brash, brassy dance..
*4. A relaxed swing.
*5. Guantanemera w/a nice live audience feel.
*6. Lively perc/flute/vocals.
7. Mid-tempo w/male vocals. A bit more fuzzy.
8. Percussion, street chorus, Afro-Cuban feel.
*9. Mid-tempo w/a playful air.
10. Relaxed & swaying.
11. Down-tempo strings, perc, vox.
12. Whiny vocals, horns, perc. Uptempo.
*13. Carnival music w/sound of the parade going by.

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1. Septeto Nacional De Ignacio Po Maria Antonia
2. Los Munequitos De Matanzas El Tocoloro
3. Grupo Irakere Bailando Asi
4. Oveido, Isaac Y Su Familia Mi Botijia
5. Duo Del Bodeguita Del Medio Guantanemera
6. Estrellas Cubannas Moneda Falsa
7. Septeto Nacional De Ignacio Po En El Tiempo De La Colonia
8. Afro Cuba De Matanzas Chant to Elegua
9. Orquesta Orestes Lopez Llegaron Los Millionarios
10. Estrellas Cubanas El Barco Velero
11. Oveido, Isaac Y Su Familia El Buen Camino
12. Septet Nacional De Ignacio Pio La Plengaria Del Son
13. Carnival Comparsa Group Carnival Music