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Juan-Carlos Formell

Juan Carlos Formell is a musician that combines the musical traditions of his native Cuba with influences from throughout the Caribbean and Latin America along with the flavor and sophistication of New York, where he has resided for nearly two decades. Internationally recognized as an innovative troubadour, gifted composer, and an inspired multi-instrumentalist, his discography and list of collaborations sets him apart as one of the most accomplished cosmopolitan artists on the scene today.

Raised in Cuba in one of the most prominent families in Cuban music, he represents the fourth generation of musicians in the Formell family. His father, bassist Juan Formell, is the founder and leader of the seminal Cuban group Los Van Van, an ensemble that has been instrumental in defining the sound of Cuban music for the past forty years.

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Albums

La Calles del Paraiso
La Calles del Paraiso
EMI Music
2002
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Juan Carlos Formell: Songs from a Little Blue House
Juan Carlos Formell:...
Wicklow
1999
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