Cerati – Birthday Healing/La curación de cumpleaños 11th August 2010/ 11 de agosto


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I’ve done a 2011 post as a lot of people are checking this one out! Here’s the 2011 one 🙂

I’ll keep updating this for a few weeks after Gustavo Cerati’s birthday if they are related to that. All general updates from his family and health status are in my other post Cerati ~ Strength and Love To You xxx

This post is also for updates for events related to Gus, I’ll update it with events that I hear about, feel free to tell me/post updates

Happy Birthday Gus/Feliz Cumpleaños Gus

For me, his birthday is rather special…. as a kid I’ve always loved birthdays.

I’m much more of a birthday person than Christmas

We all are born and I feel it’s a lovely thing to do to celebrate it, it’s only once a year. I enjoy the whole thing, some people like little intimate celebrations some like lots of people, some like a special gift. Continue reading

Latin American Music, it’s not what you think ~ Part 1

Gustavo Cerati on the cover of his album Bocanada

Ecuador

Jayac

A lot of people I know, think Latin American music is salsa (I have learnt the basics of salsa dancing, so being familiar with the music helped a lot) or Andean flute music  like Jayac from Ecuador (whom I saw in Bristol in 1994) that was my first taste of Latin American music and I love their music to this day Jayac’s Website
The first album I bought by Jayac was Camino de mi Pueblo (1989) on tape!  I’ve also have the album Luz de mi vida

There is so much more to Latin American music, especially in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru and Mexico (I’ve not really explored any of the other countries yet, any recommendations would be appreciated) Contact me via my lastfm profile as I’m on there a lot Last Fm Profile

Colombia
I was first introduced to rock music from Colombia;  the song was Florecita Rockera by a band called Aterciopelados I couldn’t even pronounce or spell Aterciopelados at first, (it means the velvety ones) now it’s a breeze. I really like Aterciopelados songs. The ones  I adore are El Estuche , Bolero Falaz, Complemento and my favourite  Baracunatana and especially the singer Andrea Echeverri’s solo album, aptly titled Andrea Echeverri Songs from that album I love are – the beautiful Fulgor, A Eme O and Amortiguador and many more.


Héctor Buitrago and Andrea Echeverri

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