Elio Villafranca
Cinque - Music of the Caribbean

Elio VillafrancaCinque - Music of the Caribbean

Cinque is a suite about the Congolese tradition, throughout the Caribbean, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Santo Domingo, and Haiti. The music is inspire on the life of Joseph Cinque, a slave born in Sierra Leon, captured illegally and brought to Cuba to be sold to a sugar cane plantation. During this journey he revolted and gained his freedom while on board of the ship Amistad.