HAVANA VISITED: TODAY A PRESIDENT, BUT YESTERDAY A “KING”

Havana welcomes the visit of the president Barack Obama during these days and Tradicionales de los 50 remembers the very famous American singer Nat “King” Cole’s stay sixty years ago.
We’re pleased to confirm the rich legacy of musical influences between The U.S. and Cuba, and the tens of musicians from both countries who have enriched their ways of doing, placing jazz in the highest expression of this collaboration.

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McCartney’s incredible visit to Santiago de Cuba

Tradicionales de los 50 are waiting for the free Rolling Stones concert to be performed in La Ciudad Deportiva facilities next March 25th to thousands of people from Havana. A visit related to the activities proposed due to the British Culture week in Havana to be celebrated from the 18th to the 27th this month.
However not many remember that the recently deceased George Martin, considered the fifth Beatle also arrived in Havana and Paul McCartney was in a family visit in the Cuban East, the cradle of the son…

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The Cuban music and you: The “Yes “or “No” that defines the way you are

música cubana bongóAccording to the well-known humorist Héctor Zumbado (1932), the attitude before listening to popular forms of the Cuban music will reveal what kind of temper you have…this is a special recommendation of Traditional of the fifties to their readers.
(Text taken from the book “Riflexiones (2)”, Unión Editions, 1985, Cuba).

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MUSIC SEASONS THE KITCHEN AS WELL

There are two important things in Cuba: music and table. They’re always together. They’re always defining periods. We propose you a journey through the most musical of the cuisine; the Cuban one.
Not for nothing I state that the Cuban nationality, the great erudite Fernando Ortiz compared it with an “Ajiaco”. In his big bursary of analogies, like any other wise man, willing to clarify something, he could have taken another one; but not. Once more, food was the protagonist in this occasion, for defining what we are.

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Tradicionales de los 50 and the Cuban music.

Havana of magnificent night shows, world well-known cabarets and bars, visited by established artists of international fame who were involved with common people, assimilating their costumes and way of living and knowing from first-hand the best and more enduring gift from Cuba that has done to the world: the music. Because this is what this is all about: The Cuban music.

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