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World Dance Rhythm's Intersect On Chico Mann's New Album

New York's Marcos Garcia grew up at the crossroads between global music cultures. His father ran a Latin music label out of Hell's Kitchen and Garcia himself came of age in the hip-hop era. He records under the name Chico Mann and his latest album is Magical Thinking. In addition to pulling from a mix of West African, Latin and contemporary dance rhythms, Mann also adds a 1980s twist.
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