Our Spanish bluegrass buddies, The Cubero Brothers (Los Hermanos Cubero), have released their latest album, Flor de canciones. Like their previous projects, it features brothers Roberto and Enrique Cubero performing their mix of traditional Iberian folk music with the mandolin and guitar techniques of bluegrass.
Their music is expertly performed, and it is great fun to hear the traditional dance music of Spain played with Monroe downstrokes on mandolin, or Shuffler-style crosspicking on guitar.
But this time out, it’s not just the mando/guitar duets with vocals. Lluis Gomez joins them on banjo for Romance del caballo bayo, and Holly Odell adds fiddle on En la Alcarria para siempre.
The CD is offered for sale through Bandcamp for €12, with payments through PayPal or credit card, both of which can handle currency conversions from dollars to euros. The CD purchase also entitles you to an immediate download in the format of your choice.
Check out some audio samples in the Bandcamp player below.