And Reuben Maan is just the "man" to explain it. Fresh Air's world music columnist joined Mary Ito to talk about the superband that almost never-was. It all began with some of Mali's best musicians...and some of Cuba's. Mix in some passport issues...the Buena Vista Social Club...and a lot of intervening time...and AfroCubism is the result.
Listen (runs 6:27) as Reuben explains what happened.
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AfroCubism will play a rare concert in Toronto on June 12 as part of the Luminato Festival.
The details are available at the Luminato website