Tata Güines was an exceptional rumba man with a unique way to play congas. Would you like to know some of his secrets?
A popular rumba men lived in Cuba, a few know his name but everybody sing his songs
Sucu suco is one of the most regional and indigenous expressions of the Cuban popular music, with lyrics that involve patriotic themes or overlapped sexual verses.
Pedro Calvo, one of the most popular singers in Cuba, former member of Van Van group smiles as life goes by and remains loyal to his musical roots
A musical revolution started to take part at the end of the 30s and got its biggest splendor during the 50s; it was Mambo
Stories and anecdotes of musicians and rhythms of Cuban music; things you didn´t know about Benny, Olga Guillot and a famous Cha cha cha
The end of the Century 20th sounded in Cuba: The Buena Vista Social Club and its incredible journey through the world
After twenty years of constant successes, The Buena Vista Social Club (BVSC), the all-stars of the most Cuban music of all times, says good bye to the stages and its followers.
According 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).