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Dr Jim Layne-London

Top 5 Cuban Salsa Tracks

October 2014

1) Tumbao Habana – Como Les Gusta La Habana

Download from itunes, AmazonUK or Cubamusic.com

2) Pupy Y Los Que Son Son – Si La Ves (2014 Version)

Download from itunes or Cubamusic.com

3) Juan Carlos Alfonso Y Su Dan Den – Mecanica Guapa (2014 version)
(There isn’t a 2014 version on YouTube yet. Try this version from 1998)

Download from itunes or Cubamusic.com

4) Conquistadores de La Salsa – A Quien No Le Gusta Cuba

(As yet unreleased)

5) Papucho Y Manana Club – Papa Formell

(As yet unreleased)


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Top 5 Cuban Salsa Tracks

June 2014

1) Maykel Blanco Y Su Salsa Mayor – Eso Que Es

(Not officially released just yet

2) Issac Delgado – Mi Ilusion De Amor

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3) Mayimbe – El Amigo

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4) Pupy Y Los Que Son Son – Lo Que Dejo Sebastian

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5) Tony Avila – Agua Del Cielo

(sorry, we haven’t found an audioclip for you yet)

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Dr Jim Layne‘Dr’ Jim Layne is a world-renowned DJ & the UK’s leading Cuban Salsa specialist. He helped establish the London Cuban Salsa scene and keeps bringing Timba  to a wider audience.

Since the late 1990’s he has regularly played at many of the UK’s biggest Cuban Salsa Events& Congresses, as well as providing DJ support for major Cuban Salsa groups visiting London such as  Los Van Van (seven times!), Manolito Y Su Trabuco, Bamboleo, Havana D’Primera, Manolin ‘El Medico De La Salsa’, Azucar Negra, Paulito FG, and Maykel Blanco Y Su Salsa Mayor. He has also compiled several CD compilations over the years, including 2011’s ‘Beginner’s Guide To Timba’, which has gone on to be the World-wide best-selling Cuban Salsa compilation CD of all time.

Jim is best known as the regular DJ at London’s ‘Afro-Cuban Lounge @ The Buffalo Bar’, a weekly Cuban Salsa night he started back in 2001, which has gone on to become one of the most famous Cuban Salsa nights in the World, and celebrated its 13th year anniversary this Summer.

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