Ned Sublette - Joven Mantancera, Matanzas
- Medium: Photograph
- Circa: 2000
- Size: 16'' x 20 ''
"Matanzas might be the great African city of the New World. It is the cradle of much of what we think of as Cuban culture - the rumba, the danzon, and the African religions of Cuba. Matanzas is the home of the greatest rumba group in history: Los Munequitos de Matanzas, six of whose albums I released on Qbadisc and three of which I produced. Though Havana can swallow you up, I always make at least a day trip to Matanzas to visit Los Munequitos." - Ned Sublette