Afro-Cuban Jazz Guide: A Brief History of Afro-Cuban Jazz
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Last updated: Nov 2, 2021 • 4 min read
Afro-Cuban jazz combines the rhythmic traditions of traditional Afro-Cuban music with the progressive harmonies and improvisation of American jazz music. For decades, this style of music has formed the basis of Latin jazz in the United States, Cuba, and around the world.