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GARCIA, BASSIST CACHAO TEAM UP FOR AN ALBUM

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Andy Garcia has more on his mind than movies.

The Cuban-born actor has turned his hand to producing for an album by bassist Israel Lopez, known to music lovers as "Cachao.""In the music world, he was a legend," Garcia says. "In terms of the pop world or the commercial world, he's unknown."

Not for long. The Garcia-produced "Cachao Master Sessions, Volume I" has already reached No. 5 on Billboard's tropical salsa chart and No. 23 on its Latin 50 album chart.

"He knew all about Cuban music," said Cachao, 75. "I think of him as a second son."