Very kindly the composer Rodolfo J. De La Fuente has allowed to reproduce this article that talks about the life of perhaps the greatest figure of Cuban popular music of all time, the “Barbaro del Ritmo”, the great Benny Moré.
Chico and Rita, a musical romance of the 40s and 50s in animated cartoons by the direction of Fernando Trueba.
The Macorina, nickname of a Cuban girl with a happy life, who gave rise to a famous song that, went around the world at the beginning of the XX century.
Known pop American singers travel to Havana like tour lideres on the lead of tourists willing to know the Cuban culture
Many American artists visited Cuba in XIX and XX centuries, mainly interested in knowing the culture and music.
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.
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…