CHAMBAO

Pokito a Poko

2007-04-16

¡§cham-BAHoh -- poke-EAT-oh ah POKE-oh¡¨ or¡K ¡§Little By Little¡¨ Malaga, Spain-based group that became synonymous with trailblazing the ¡§flamenco chill¡¨ sound. Fronted by female vocalist La Mari. The last release went platinum in Spain in 2002. Track 9 is a duet with famed Miguel Campello, the fiery lead vocalist of Flamenco fusion band ¡§El Bicho¡¨ (don¡¦t say that on-air ƒº). Aside from her successful career in music, La Mari is a breast cancer survivor who recently co-wrote a book with her sister Aurora, entitled Enamora De La Vida, Aunque A Veces Duela, translated: In Love With Life, Although at Times it may Hurt. -Drover

More reviews tagged #World

  • reviewed 05/2006

    Various Artists
    Congotronics 2 – Buzz ‘N’ Rumble From the Urb ‘N’ Jungle

  • reviewed 12/2006

    VARIOUS
    One World Many Cultures

  • reviewed 02/2007

    VIEUX FARKA TOURE
    Vieux Farka Toure

  • reviewed 06/2010

    SERGIO MENDES
    BOM TEMPO

  • reviewed 02/2006

    APOLLO NOVE
    RES INEXPLICATA VOLANS

  • reviewed 11/2007

    DJ BITMAN
    Latin Bitman

Compiled by the WYCE Journalism Club

The opinions expressed in these reviews are those of the individual volunteers that submitted the article and do not necessarily reflect the views of WYCE or GRCMC; nor its staff, donors, or affiliates.