Los Zafiros – La Luna En Tu Mirada

Various Artists - World Circuit Presents

Various Artists – World Circuit Presents …

This week I’m pressing the pause button on the protest songs series to commemorate the life of Manuel Galbán who died last week on 7th July.

Manuel Galbán was a Cuban guitarists, who came to fame playing with Los Zafiros (the Sapphires) and then reached a wider audience recording and gigging with several Buena Vista Social Club projects. In 2004, Galbán won a Grammy for best pop instrumental album, Mambo Sinuendo, which he recorded with Ry Cooder. He created a most individual sound from his guitar – the Guardian obituary described it as a “distinctive, twangy style that made him sound at times like a Latin answer to Duane Eddy”.

To showcase his music I have posted La Luna En Tu Mirada a track from Los Zafiros that was featured on the World Circuit compilation – World Circuit Presents …

Los Zafiros – La Luna En Tu Mirada