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    Three Guys from Miami - Online store specializing in Afro-Cuban music, with sound samples.

    Candombe - Information on this style of Afro-Uruguayan rhythm, featuring origins, sounds, images and musicians. Site available in Italian, English, Spanish and Portuguese.

    Afro-Latin - Historical sketch of Afro-Latin music.

    Abakua - An explanation of drum patterns from the rhythms of a secret men's society in Cuba, brought there during the slave trade from the Calabar region of West Africa.

    Timba - New Styles in Afro-Cuban Popular Music - This paper by drummer Chuck Silverman, sheds some light on Timba, and on the possible outcomes of the music industrys effects on Cuban music and society.

    Cuban Music 101 - A brief description of Cuban music forms, with featured artists and RealAudio samples, courtesy of

    Afro Cuban Sound - This site has historical, and biographical information on Afro-Cuban music and cd sales.

    Afro-Cuban Essentials - A page dedicated to the history of the clave, with sections on both son, and rhumba clave and music sheets.

    Afro-Cuban folkloric music other than bata - Information on Afro-Cuban drumming styles and rhythms including Rumba, Abaqua, Arara, Bantu and Bembe. This site also includes an extensive list of links to other sites and a book list.

    The Afro-Latin Groove: ¡Sabroso! - Rhino records review and liner notes for a compilation cd of Afro Latin sounds featuring Willie Bobo, Machito, and Mongo Santamaria, among others.

    Bongo Drums - A brief history of bongo drumming linked to the early Cuban music styles of Changüi and Son.

    Clave Concepts: Afro Cuban Rhythms - An explanation of the essential role of clave in Afro-Cuban music.

    Explorations in Afro-Cuban Dance and Drum - Humboldt State University Office of Extended Education presents the 6th annual Explorations in Afro-Cuban Dance and Drum workshop to celebrate the folkloric music, songs, and dances of the Afro-Cuban people.

    Wemba Means Magic - Collective of musicians, storytellers, and dancers who are priests and adherents of African Traditional Diasporic Religions; dedicated to sharing the Afro-Latin music, dance, and traditions of Lucumi Orisha and Palo Mayombe.

    Orishas in Music - An extensive discography of Afro-Latin Orisha recordings. Among the artists listed are Francisco Aguabella, Milton Cardona, Conjunto Cespedes, Celia Cruz, and Lázaro Ros.

    Cuba Music. - With strong roots in West African Yoruba religious music, Cuba's highly syncopated, potent, percussion-rich music has spawned much of what is today's salsa and Latin jazz and greatly influenced musics all over the world. This site has both reviews and sound samples from many important recordings.

    Ile Ayan: The Sacred Power of Drum Sounds - This website covers the African and Afro-Cuban tradition of sacred drum playing, the tumbadora, has a list of bata plyers, timbaleros, and bongoseros and a glossary of terms.

    RumbaRama - West Coast percussionist Dennis Califa Reed has an excellent selection of sound samples, and a discography of Afro-Cuban, and Afro-Latin music, including links to other Afro-Latin music sites.

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