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Ibrahim Ferrer: Toda Una Vida

This posthumous release of Cuban veteran sonero Ibrahim Ferrer traces nearly three decades of his work with an array of Cuban artists between 1960 and 1988, including the orchestras of Pacho Alonso, Chepín-Chovén and others. Much in contrast to the more traditional sounds of the internationally celebrated Buena Vista Social Club, these songs, previously unreleased outside of Cuba, demonstrate some of the transitional periods in post-revolutionary Cuban music. It is a sound you can grow to love, especially with such a fabulous selection of classics as well as obscure tunes.

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