The biography of Xavier Cugat by Pierre Carlu , illustrated by Jean François Caritte and accompanied by 2 compact discs.
Two or three generations of dancers danced for at least forty years to the rhythms of " typical music " as they said at the time, from Xavier Cugat 's orchestra . They danced in every country on the planet, in all the casinos, the palaces, from the Waldorf Astoria in New York to the screens of Hollywood , including surprise parties and dance evenings from the late thirties to the 1990s. sixty, where the millions of 78 rpm sides and LPs made the hidalgos passionate about rumba , conga , samba , mambo or tango twirl the dresses and sweat.
Joe the taxi himself listens to Xavier Cugat , it was Vanessa who told me.