Review: Dayron Ortega Guzmán, Maykel Elizarde, Eduardo Silveira, ‘Espontáneo: The Abdala Sessions’ (Ansonica/Parma)

More or less a live studio jam session recorded in Havana, Espontáneo (as in “spontaneous”) was put together by producer-guitarist Dayron Ortega Guzmán and his friends, guitarist Maykel Elizarde and percussionist Eduardo Silveira. With Guzmán calling the tunes, the trio created a gritty, appealing nine-track sampling of Afro-Cuban grooves and song forms with deep folkloric

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