<I> Paranda: Africa in Central America</I>
Banning Eyre reviews the CD Paranda: Africa in Central America which features music from the Garifunas of Central America, people who are descended from Africans and Arawak Indians. The Garifuna music is called Paranda, and it's a lovely, mostly acoustic mix of blues, Cuban rhythms, and African styles still being sung and played by the few remaining "parandero" musicians. (3:00) The CD Paranda: Africa in Central America is on Stonetree Records, distributed internationally by Detour/Warner Brothers. The catalog number is 3984-27303-2.
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