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Graciela (August 23, 1915 – April 7, 2010) Accessed April 2010 was a Afro-Cuban singer of Latin Jazz, known as The First Lady of Latin Jazz. [1]

20 relations: Afro-Cuban, Afro-Cuban jazz, Apollo Theater, Birdland (New York jazz club), Bolero, Catskill Mountains, Concord Resort Hotel, Guaracha, Havana, Hollywood, Kidney failure, Latin jazz, Los Angeles Times, Machito, Mario Bauzá, New York City, Palladium Ballroom, Respiratory failure, Royal Roost, Symphony Sid.


The term Afro-Cuban refers to Cubans who mostly have West African ancestry, and to historical or cultural elements in Cuba thought to emanate from this community.

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Afro-Cuban jazz

Afro-Cuban jazz is the earliest form of Latin jazz.

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Apollo Theater

The Apollo Theater at 253 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard (formerly Seventh Avenue) and Frederick Douglass Boulevard (formerly Eighth Avenue) in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, pp.528-29 is a music hall which is a noted venue for African-American performers.

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Birdland (New York jazz club)

Birdland is a jazz club started in New York City on December 15, 1949.

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Bolero is a genre of slow-tempo Latin music and its associated dance.

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Catskill Mountains

The Catskill Mountains, also known as the Catskills, are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian Mountains, located in southeastern New York.

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Concord Resort Hotel

The Concord Resort Hotel (pronounced KAHN-cord) was a resort in the Borscht Belt part of the Catskills, known for its large resort industry in the 1950s, '60s, and '70s.

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The guaracha is a genre of Cuban popular music, of rapid tempo and comic or picaresque lyrics.

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Havana (Spanish: La Habana) is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial center of Cuba.

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Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.

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Kidney failure

Kidney failure, also known as end-stage kidney disease, is a medical condition in which the kidneys no longer work.

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Latin jazz

Latin jazz is a genre of jazz with Latin American rhythms.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Machito (born Francisco Raúl Gutiérrez Grillo, December 3, 1908?–April 19, 1984) was a Latin jazz musician who helped refine Afro-Cuban jazz and create both Cubop and salsa music.

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Mario Bauzá

Mario Bauzá (April 28, 1911 – July 11, 1993) was an Afro-Cuban jazz musician.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Palladium Ballroom

The Palladium Ballroom was a second-floor dance hall above a Rexall Drugs store at the corner of 53rd Street and Broadway in New York City.

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Respiratory failure

Respiratory failure results from inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system, meaning that the arterial oxygen, carbon dioxide or both cannot be kept at normal levels.

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Royal Roost

The Royal Roost was a jazz club located at 1580 Broadway in New York City.

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Symphony Sid

Sid Torin (born Sidney Tarnopol, December 14, 1909 – September 14, 1984), known professionally as "Symphony Sid", was a long-time jazz disc jockey in the United States.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graciela

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