Israel Lopez Cachao & Bebo Valdez

A day like today September 14 Mr. Israel Lopez Cachao was born.  Cubans used to call him simply “Cachao” , he had won many Grammy awards as well as a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Cachao died in Miami in 2008. He is credited with creating the Mambo in the late 1930′s.  I want to share with you this video of Cachao on the base and another Cuban master Bebo Valdez on the piano.

Israel Lopez Cachao

Israel Lopez Cachao
Born: September 14, 1918
Died: March 22, 2008

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About Alexis M.

Alexis Martin has more than 12 years of experience in the Guayabera Shirt business. In December 18 2002 Alexis founded MyCubanStore.com an internet store for selling Cuban memorabilia from the pre-Castro era, customers began to inquire about the guayabera shirts and a new business concept was born. Mycubanstore.com became a manufacturer and supplier of guayabera shirts online. Google+
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