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East Meadow, New York, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2000

East Meadow, New York, United States
Established on Jan, 2000
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A mi Tierra - Randon Chance Records -
Song list
2. A Mi Tierra
3. Por si Acaso
4. Chate a un Lado
5. Candela
6. Illusiones
7. Yorugua
8. Para Vos
9. Yatra-ta
10. Utopia
11. Hide and Seek
12. St. Thomas



Mario Cazeneuve , a New Yorker  with Uruguayan roots , assembled a group of seasoned musicians with a shared passion for Latin Jazz and Candombe.  The band is as diverse as their original compositions.  They showcase the rich rhythm of CANDOMBE.  Candombe is a style of music born in Montevideo, Uruguay rooted in the ancient rhythms from Equatorial Africa. This is the main form of Afro-Uruguayan folk music and it is today one of the most eloquent musical expressions in this country. Candombe comes from the African term ka-ndombe in the Kimbundu (Bant- Angolan) language which means dance with drums. At the core of Afro-Dysias musical compositions you will find the rhythm of Candombe which is created by playing three different drums , Chico , Repique and Piano forming what is known as the Cuerda de Tambores . The result of  the three different drums sounding together is a musical dialogue allowing the self-expression of the musician.   The keyboard compositions, the band artistry carry the listener through South American rhythms such as candombe, and other organic sounds to the sophisticated cross-cultural talents of his New York City-based band.