Betsayda Machado & La Parranda El Clavo | Loe Loa: Rural Recordings Under The Mango Tree

Betsayda Machado & La Parranda El Clavo | Loe Loa: Rural Recordings Under The Mango Tree

ARTIST: Betsayda Machado & La Parranda El Clavo TITLE: Loe Loa: Rural Recordings Under The Mango Tree LABEL: Odelia Parranda is music of the Afro-Venezuelans of the Barlovento region on Venezuela’s Caribbean coast, many of whom are descended from the escaped rebel slaves who founded cumbes (fortified towns) starting in the sixteenth century and remained at war with the Spanish colonialists until 1820. Venezuelan parranda (the same word is used in Puerto Rico and among…

Read More