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.
For our audience in English, this article with a brief review of three of our singers, Millán Zuaznábar, Sergio Farías and Leonor Zayas
Beginnings of the danzón genre in Cuba, its creators, main interpreters and influences of this rhythm in Mexico
Interview to the outstanding Cuban bolero singer Orestes Macías, the voice of Rumbavana and a lover of the bolero and the romantic song.
Barbarito Diez with his calm ways and his golden voice, it was the singer that made a big hit one of the Cuban rhythms more emblematic.
Migdalia Hechevarría, Cuban singer of a wide tuning fork, star of a many Havana nights and fond of feeling and the romantic song.
The Cuban fifties was signed by a high number of radio hits, contagious rhythms, and marvelous bands.
Irakere, Grammy awarded band with the great Cuban musician Chucho Valdes as director was a milestone in Latin Jazz
The fifties in Cuba was an splendid time for romantic music, along with relevant voices such as Celia Cruz, Benny Moré and Olga Guillot. Here you are some of this hits.
Bebo and Chucho Valdés are two awesome examples of XX Century Cuban musicians, although sometimes the way was not so easy…