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A carnival of music, joy and danceable tunes with host Toni Basanta. www.cubanbridge.wordpress.com Featuring Yumiri and his brothers.
Yumurí y sus Hermanos is a Cuban band led by singer and songwriter Moisés Valle better known as Yumiri since September 1992. It has become a chart topping sensation, mixing son montuno, salsa, cha cha cha, mambo, danzon, merengue, and conga de comparsa.
The band consists of Moisés, his brothers and in recent years, his sons. In 1993, they won prizes for the best new band of the year on the Cuban TV show Mi Salsa. The arrangements are mainly done by his brother-flutist Orlando "Maraca" Valle, former member of showman Bobby Carcassés and AfroJazz, Emiliano Salvador, Chucho Valdés and Irakere, and Cubanismo.
In 1994, the band toured Japan. Then in 1997, Yumurí played in the show Cuba Tropical, again in Japan, and onto Venezuela, Panama, the US, Mexico, Switzerland and France. In the New Millenium, new tours and recordings, helping to shape the sound of dancing music.
More than 16 albums as a leader, and top shelf collaborations with his brothers, Orquesta de la Luz from Japan, with rapper Papo Records, Salsa Idol Andy Montañez, Merengue Poet Juan Luis Guerra, Compay Segundo, Country Music sensation Beby Verdecia, Gitanos, Aragón Orchestra, Alexander Abreu, Lázaro El Fino, El Guajiro Pompa, and pianist-producer Isidro Infante. Cocodrilo de Agua Salá Magic Music, Spain 1993. Provocación Victor Entertainment Japan, 1996. Olvídame si puedes Bis Music Cuba, 1999. Sonando with his brother Orlando Valle "Maraca" Ahi Na'Ma, USA, 1999, Agárrate with his brother Luis Valle Sabroso Records / Ahora Corporation, Japan, 2005, Bilongo Bis Music, 2002. Salsa y Candela Bis Music, 2004; Live at La Casa de la Musica Bis Music CD/DVD 2005; Greatest Hits 2006; Cubano Cubano 2007 ; My Mountain with singer Beby Verdecia, Colibri 2006; Gitanos Band feat. Yumuri Bis Music, 2019; Changanero Bis Music, 2019; Isidro Infante Presents Cuba y Puerto Rico; Un Abrazo Musical Salsero; Latin Grammy Nominee 2017 - Winner of Cuba Disco Honor Award, 2019.
Yumurí was born on 29 July, 1964. Studied at the University of Havana. He has sung with Imagen Latina, La Orquesta Revé and others, before becoming a world favorite. If you see him in 2021, two of his sons are now part of The Family Band !
Peace is All We Need

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Thursday, March 5, 2020
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