Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Israel Cachao López
Legendary bassist and founder of mambo music, Israel López Cachao passed away on March 22, 2008 at the age of 89.
(I'm not sure how I missed this earthshattering news for 3 months.)
here is an interview done done at his home with Distrikt magazine from 2006
also, an excellent interview from Desgarga.com
Bebo Valdes y López Cachao - "Lágrimas Negras"
and here is his obituiary from the NY Times.