This is the first major compilation to comprehensively showcase the contemporary Afro-Cuban style of salsa. known as timba. Timba was born in Havana in the early 1990s when a newgeneration of innovative young Cuban musicians blended traditional Afro-Cuban dance rhythms. such as rumba and son. with the swing of New York salsa and jazz. reggae. funk. rock and hip hop. for a fresh. uniquely Cuban sound - aimed squarely at a young audience. 3CDs covering the early 1990s right thru to 2011.