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.
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”.
Temperamental among the temperamental, Moraima Secada is one of those singers who has left an indelible mark, and even she put a special mark, hard to brake in some songs. It happened with her Pérdoname conciencia singing by Piloto and Vera, that it was a compelling ending in one of her performances. La Mora, as…
The Black Goddess, The major Show Woman or Juana La Cubana, as she’s known in the culture world, the singer Juana Bacallao able to keep on loving despite her 9 decades and while life keeps shinning for her, she’s on the Cuban stages and the world, just like that. She’s indeed, the queen of the cabarets, with her own guarachero humor, her occasion wigs and sequin shine.
“La Burke”, the singer who mocked the little bells of the Supreme Court of Art.
Pedro J. Herrera Echavarría
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
Loyal to our habit of remembering famous Cuban figures, we can not overlook Freddy, who along with other stars like Celia Cruz, have put in a deserved rightful place the name of the Cuban song.
Few times an artist has raised so many passions in and out of Cuba like Celia Cruz, now she’s come out again due to the controversial serie that has caused divisions among the ones who met her personally and the producers of itself, determined, according to the first, to show a simple and sweetening image about the really one, no question at all one of the most relevant Cuban personalities from the XX century. Even president Obama in his speech, mentioned Celia among the most renowned Cuban musicians. The journalist Michel Hernández brings to our page a nice issue of the artist, which Tradicionales de los 50 makes a permanent tribute in every one of its shows
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.