Many American artists visited Cuba in XIX and XX centuries, mainly interested in knowing the culture and music.
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.
A musical revolution started to take part at the end of the 30s and got its biggest splendor during the 50s; it was Mambo
Meme Solís, the famous Cuban musician choose the exile as alternative
The outstanding Cuban composer José (Pepe) Valladares reveals for Tradicionales de los 50, some musical creation clefs.
Three Cuban musicians of huge greatness and sad destiny, Manuel Corona, Polo Montañez and Carlos Embale
Without studying music, he’s one of the greatest composers from the end of the XIX century and half of the XX, admired by national and overseas composers.
With his Cuban hat, his “guarachera” smile and the three stringed instrument which has given him an international well-known name, the tresero Pancho Amat went to the Eastern Cuban province of Ciego de Avila in these days of April to start the part and make the followers move their feet of the Traditional and Fusion Piña Colada Festival as a guest of honor though, and it’s always said, he’s without pompous titles that embellish him the “Rápido of Güira de Melena”. Who dares to take away from him that alias won in every of his presentations with his agile, melodic and comfortable cadence that start to the tres, the one that should simply call him, Pancho Amat in Cuba.
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.