Gina León is, if there’s no another opposite information, the first Cuban singer with a record recorded according to her performances in one of the most exciting cabarets in Havana, under the title: Gina sings in The Capri.
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
They are remembered like The Cuban Platters. Like the indisputable hosts of the clubs, nightclubs, bars and everywhere that smells party in the upheaval Havana from the 60´s.
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.
In the decade of the 50 and a little beyond there, some cases of blind musicians were known, which it wasn’t an obstacle to get a place of honor among the best Cuban music cultured, we give you four forceful examples.
The development of the radio as a mean of communication had its beginning in North America and Europe during the two first decades of the XX century. The first radio stations in The USA broadcasted mainly news without the presence of any publicity, although in 1922 the radial transmissions sponsored by commercial brands began to appear, mainly dedicated to sports, musicals, interviews and…talent scout programs, also known as “talent shows”.
Three ases to the throws.
The three Spanish names that made a hit during that decade were Lola Flores, Pedrito Rico and the well-known Sarita Montiel.