This Day in History: 1933-05-05

Manuel (“El Guajiro”) Mirabal, Cuban trumpeter, at 18 played with the Conjunto Universal, played with the Swing Casino band and the Orquesta Casino Parisien, founded the Conjunto Rumbavana, joined the Riverside Orchestra of the Tropicana Club in 1960, founding member of the Orquesta Cubana de Música Moderna (for 23 years), born in Melena del Sur, Cuba.