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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

Bebo Valdes y López Cachao - "Lágrimas Negras"

Ahora Si

and here is his obituiary from the NY Times.


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