News Cuba » Music: Cuban camouflage: Pianist Manuel Valera
In big groups or small, whether melding post-bop jazz with Afro-Cuban rhythms, reaching into European classical music, the avant-garde, or some amalgam of his own making that’s difficult to label, there’s one constant found in his evolving sound.
News Cuba » Music: Menendez aims to ‘celebrate love between Bay Area and Cuba’
Rather than cutting ties with his homeland, the guitarist has managed to stay connected to the U.S. music scene, particularly in the Bay Area, where he’s performed often with his Cuban roots rock band Mezcla. On Saturday, Oct. 14, at San Francisco’s ...
News Cuba » Music: The San Francisco Bay Area Cuban Festival Comes to the East Bay
... Bay Area Cuban Festival brought the second night of its annual celebration of Cuban culture to the East Bay. The event, held at Brix 581 in Oakland, featured live music, salsa dancing, dominos, and food. The bar and outdoor patio were packed with ...
News Cuba » Music: In Cuba, Sourcing Style
one of the first independent music labels in Cuba. Mr. Lemus is an up-and-coming rapper with the stage name “El Individuo.” Rose Cromwell will publish a book of photographs called “El Libro Supremo de la Suerte” in 2018.
News Cuba » Music: The Mavericks, singer Raul Malo trek to Cuba for 'Great Performances: Havana Time Machine'
As an introduction to the music that is such an integral part of Cuban life, “Havana Time Machine,” premiering Friday, provides an excellent glimpse of the country’s seductive rhythms, the uniquely empathetic interplay among musicians and the ...
News Cuba » Music: Pablo Milanés: His love song to Cuba hailed in the Dominican Republic
the quintessential Cuban music. Oriente, with its vibrant city Santiago de Cuba, is also the homeland of the Cuban Revolution. He sings how he will walk among the people and be involved in their vices and virtues.
News Cuba » Music: Trump: Cuba 'is responsible' for attacks on US personnel
"I do believe Cuba is responsible, yes," Trump said in a Rose Garden news ... Some of this year's hottest gifts, especially for teens, are those tiny, portable digital music players such as the pack-leading Apple iPod (estimated holiday sales - 4 million ...
News Cuba » Music: 15th Anniversary of the SPANISH HARLEM ORCHESTRA with Special Guest Appearance by CUBAN ELITO REVÉ AND HIS CHARANGÓN
Lehman Center is proud to present both orchestras as a celebration of two great cultures: Cuban music and our own traditions. Produced by Lehman Center and Leo Tizol. Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is on the campus of Lehman College/CUNY at 250 ...
News Cuba » Music: Cuba After Castro: The Coming Elections and a Historic Changing of the Guard
He was a Beatles fan in the 1970s, a time when their music was banned as an expression of decadent bourgeois culture. In Villa Clara, he defended Cuba’s first LGBT club and cultural center, El Mejunje, against critics who wanted to shut it down.
News Cuba » Music: Music Education in Cuba: Yanet the Cellist
Yanet, a cello student at the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) / The University of Arts of Cuba, juxtaposes her classical music studies with playing pop and rock music in the Sweet Lizzy Project. GREAT PERFORMANCES and Latino Public Broadcasting’s ...