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Hi-Fi Cuban Drums

LP (Item 11103) Capitol, Late 50s — Condition: Very Good

Groovy album of spare Afro Cuban drumming, recorded as part of Capitol's "Capitol of the World" series, and recorded in Havana with no rehearsals before the session. The sound is nice and spare, with a very tribal feel. Cuts include "Bongosera", "Oriza", "Angoa", "Acere", and "Bwana Tamboola".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has a split top seam and some light wear.)

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.



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