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      January 24, 2010

      Sunday   7:30 PM

      Los Angeles, California 90047

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      ÂÂ"CABO VERDE CRETCHEUÂÂ" is dedicated to bringing you traditional music from the islands of Cabo Verde - the beautiful archipelago west of Africa in the Atlantic. Enjoy irresistibly charming rhythms like Coladeira or the nostalgic blues of a Morna with lyrics of love, lust, patriotism and mourning in the sensual creole language. Featuring the soulful voice of Dilma Barros from Mindelo, Cabo Verde, daughter of legendary Creole cavaquinho player Artur (Cesaria Evora) and Los Angeles guitarist - vocalist Mitchell Long (Maria de Barros) The group also features the phenomenal Puerto Rican percussionist Ritchie ÂÂ"GajateÂÂ" Garcia and Brazilian Cavaquinho player Jean Pierre Trapenard. Special guests join in each week for a Cape Verdean music workshop sharing the island beauty with musicians and world music lovers. Beautifully charming melodies of composers like Amandio Cabral, Manuel D'Novas, B. Leza, Princezito, Toy Vieira, Ramiro Mendes, Paulino Vieira and the sound of Cesaria Evora, Bana, Nancy Vieira, Teofilo Chantres, Boy Ge, Maria de Barros, Tito Paris, Tcheka etc. Cretcheu means ÂÂ"My LoveÂÂ" We invite you to love Sunday evenings by the Marina with us.

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