JOE CUBA

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Born "Gilberto Miguel Calderón" in New York City, Cuba's parents moved from Puerto Rico to New York City in the late 1920s and settled in Spanish Harlem, a Latino community located in Manhattan. Cuba was raised in an apartment building where his father had become the owner of a candy store located on the ground floor (street level floor). His father had organized a stickball club called the Devils. Stickball was the main sport activity of the neighborhood. After Cuba broke a leg he took up playing the conga and continued to practice with the conga between school and his free time. Eventually he graduated from high school and joined a band.

In 1950, when he was 19 years old, he played for J. Panama and also for a group called La Alfarona X. The group soon disbanded and Cuba enrolled in college to study law. While at college
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JOE CUBA I Tried to Dance All Night (aka vol.1 Mardi Gras Music For Dancing) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Tried to Dance All Night (aka vol.1 Mardi Gras Music For Dancing)
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1956
JOE CUBA Cuban Cha Cha album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cuban Cha Cha
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1956
JOE CUBA Pachanga Brava album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pachanga Brava
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1959
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Joe Cuba
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1961
JOE CUBA Steppin' Out album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Steppin' Out
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1963
JOE CUBA Vagabundeando! (Hangin' Out) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Vagabundeando! (Hangin' Out)
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1964
JOE CUBA El Alma Del Barrio = The Soul Of Spanish Harlem album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
El Alma Del Barrio = The Soul Of Spanish Harlem
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1964
JOE CUBA Diggin' The Most album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Diggin' The Most
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1964
JOE CUBA Bailadores album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bailadores
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1965
JOE CUBA Comin' At You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Comin' At You
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1965
JOE CUBA Red, Hot And Cha Cha Cha album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Red, Hot And Cha Cha Cha
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1965
JOE CUBA Estamos Haciendo Algo Bien! (We Must Be Doing Something Right!) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Estamos Haciendo Algo Bien! (We Must Be Doing Something Right!)
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1966
JOE CUBA Wanted Dead Or Alive (Bang! Bang! Push, Push, Push) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wanted Dead Or Alive (Bang! Bang! Push, Push, Push)
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1966
JOE CUBA Presents The Velvet Voice Of Jimmy Sabater album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Presents The Velvet Voice Of Jimmy Sabater
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1967
JOE CUBA My Man Speedy! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Man Speedy!
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1968
JOE CUBA Recuerdos De Mi Querido Barrio (Memories Of My Beloved Neighborhood) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Recuerdos De Mi Querido Barrio (Memories Of My Beloved Neighborhood)
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1970
JOE CUBA Bustin' Out album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bustin' Out
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1972
JOE CUBA Doin' It Right / Hecho Y Derecho album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Doin' It Right / Hecho Y Derecho
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1973
JOE CUBA Cocinando La Salsa (Cookin' The Sauce) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cocinando La Salsa (Cookin' The Sauce)
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1976
JOE CUBA El Pirata Del Caribe / The Caribbean Pirate album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
El Pirata Del Caribe / The Caribbean Pirate
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1979

JOE CUBA EPs & splits

JOE CUBA Joe Cuba And Sonny Rossi ‎: Merengue Loco album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Joe Cuba And Sonny Rossi ‎: Merengue Loco
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1961

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JOE CUBA The Joe Cuba Sextet : Salsa Y Bembe album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Joe Cuba Sextet : Salsa Y Bembe
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1996

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