Album of the Month: Two Beats, One Soul celebrates a glorious musical marriage

Recently we reviewed one of the most ambitious new albums to come out in awhile. At a time of strife around the world, Two Beats, One Soul arrives, a 13 track album showcasing the fusion of Cuban and American music. The album, executive produced by Ray Chew and Vivian Scott Chew along with their partners Mark and Kathy Grier, celebrates and explores the evolution of two cultures, focused on Cuba’s impact on worldwide music by recreating traditional Cuban sounds and rhythms in today’s musical landscape. 

Recently we reviewed one of the most ambitious new albums to come out in awhile. At a time of strife around the world, Two Beats, One Soul arrives, a 13 track album showcasing the fusion of Cuban and American music. The album, executive produced by Ray Chew and Vivian Scott Chew along with their partners Mark and Kathy Grier, celebrates and explores the evolution of two cultures, focused on Cuba’s impact on worldwide music by recreating traditional Cuban sounds and rhythms in today’s musical landscape. 

Two Beats, One Soul features music from producers Ray Chew, Louie Vega, Sergio George and Cuba’s own, Manolito Simonet. Simonet also joins fellow Cuban artists Ruben and Gabriel Rodriguez,Xiomara Laugart and Milagros Hodelin. Representing the US are R&B/Soul mainstays Eric Benét, Jon B. and Josh Milan. Rounding out the project is Latin/Pop/Latin Soul artists Jean Rodriguez and Anané.

Our Howard Dukes gave a glowing review of the album, which is available digitally and, on January 19th, will be available on CD. We are extremely excited to present it as our Album of the Month. We think SoulTrackers will absolutely love this disc. Check out the clips below and get ready to be immersed in the best of two incredible music cultures. Enjoy!

Various Artists - Two Beats, One Soul

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