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In this section we want you to get to know in detail everything related to the history of Cuban music, from its origins to the most recent artists.
The origin of AfroCuban percussion

The origin of AfroCuban percussion

Percussion in Cuba, as we know it today, has its origins in the first African slaves residing on the island. With their arrival came also their...

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Raul Paz – the Cuban-French who made a musical revolution

Raul Paz – the Cuban-French who made a musical revolution

Raul Paz, known as the Cuban-French, learned to sing by listening to Guajira and Cuban country music. He had revolutionised Cuban music...

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Percussion classes in Havana personalised to your needs

Percussion classes in Havana personalised to your needs

There are many who see Cuba not only as a tourist destination, but as a place to take percussion classes in Havana. This does not surprise anyone...

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Michel Herrera plays in the jazz´s big leagues

Michel Herrera plays in the jazz´s big leagues

Did you like the post? Summary Michael Herrera, young and virtuoso Cuban saxophonist, is a jazz lover. He has collaborated with prominent national...

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Silvio Rodriguez: inside “Nueva Trova”. (Final Part)

Silvio Rodriguez: inside “Nueva Trova”. (Final Part)

Silvio Rodriguez Dominguez is the artist who was elected in Cuba, along with Ernesto Lecuona, as the best Cuban composer of the twentieth century...

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Study music in Havana is a task of 24 hours

Study music in Havana is a task of 24 hours

Havana is a city that has motivated a lot of musical compositions. The capital of Cuba has been the center of countless songs throughout the...

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Reboot your mind & soul with a new hobby (or two!)

Reboot your mind & soul with a new hobby (or two!)

Maybe it was your New Year’s resolution (again), or maybe it was your best friend’s comment that “you need to get a life.” Whatever made you...

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José Luis Quintana “Changuito”: Master of Percussion

José Luis Quintana “Changuito”: Master of Percussion

"It's one thing to be a tremendous virtuoso musician and performer, and it's another to be a living legend. And José Luis Quintana Fuentes...

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Study music in Cuba: a journey through all continents

Study music in Cuba: a journey through all continents

To study music in Cuba is to make a tour of its origins. Before colonization, Aborigines had rudimentary but functional music instruments, from...

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Percussion course in Cuba

Percussion course in Cuba

When in the sixteenth century Spain began the slave trade into the new world, never thought that it was carrying out what is now known as cultural...

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The cajón in Cuban music

The cajón in Cuban music

The cajón has its origin in the Peru of the nineteenth century, although it could date from a time before. Its use in the Caribbean music of...

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Habana Compas – A unique style

Habana Compas – A unique style

In 2004, four dancers from the Ballet Lizt Alfonso took the decision to launch themselves in search of new horizons, which led to the creation of...

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