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January 11, 2008 Los Zafiros, or The Sapphires, was bigger than The Beatles — in Cuba, anyway. Fresh Air's rock historian reviews a new DVD about the band: Los Zafiros: Music from the Edge of Time.
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May 25, 2003 Liane Hansen speaks with Lorenzo DeStefano, director of Los Zafiros: Music from the Edge of Time, now showing at the Seattle International Film Festival. The film chronicles a Cuban group that blended American-style doo-wop with Latin rhythms.
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December 1, 2000 On this fifth edition of NPR's All Songs Considered, you'll hear the edgy guitar of Marc Ribot; a Cuban doo wop style band, Los Zafiros; the amazing tuba of Patrick Sheridan; dreams of the Nile with Hamza El Din; Bach performed on a baroque violin by Rachel Podger; the Beach Boys without the singing and a band you may never have heard, Monkeyworks.
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