|Tumbao Cuban Classics|
We no longer sell Tumbao or any of its associated labels.
These pages are provided for information only.
If you want to get these CDs, you can buy them directly from the manufacturer's distribution arm, Absolute Distribution.
This remarkable label is a pioneer in the recovery and conservation of the popular music of Cuba of the 1920s, '30s and '40s, the music which is the source of mambo and salsa. With over a hundred titles to its name the catalogue was crowned last year with two delightful boxed sets: the complete early recordings of the Sexteto and Septeto Habanero (eat your heart out Harlequin) and a 4 CD retrospective of Cuban music 100 canciones cubanas del milenio.
The main catalogue contains some real gems - unique CDs which will become a treasured part of the collection of anyone with an interest in Cuban music.
The catalogue is split into several pages:
If you have a very slow internet connection, or want to quickly search for a particular group, try the text only version
We think the Tumbao catalogue is fantastic, but don't just take our word for it. Take a look at the Slipcue guide to the label.