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World Cafe's Sense Of Place: Havana

Sep 13, 2012 — Cuban singer Janet Valdes offers a glimpse of Havana's premier jazz club, La Zorra y El Cuervo, and The Church of Our Lady of Regla, where Valdes practices the Cuban religion Santeria. Plus, find Afro-Cuban music, art and dance down Callejon de Hamel, which is lined with beautiful murals by Salvador Gonzlez Escalona.
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Oct 4, 2012 — In the final installment of World Cafe's Havana adventure, hear a 1998 conversation with guitarist and producer Ry Cooder about one of his signature music projects.
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Sep 27, 2012 — Hear the music of an exciting young trumpeter from Havana, as well as a brief history of Cuban jazz.
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Sep 20, 2012 — In this episode recorded live in Havana, Cuba, Sntesis' members discuss the West African influences in their music and their efforts to give a voice to the voiceless.
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Sep 14, 2012 — Explore an interactive map for city highlights, photos and videos — including a video tour of Havana with jazz singer Janet Valdes and live performances from World Cafe's trip to Cuba.
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Sep 13, 2012 — In a special World Cafe session recorded in Havana, the young Cuban singer speaks with host David Dye about her burgeoning career, musical family and favorite Latin music.
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