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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.
Study music in Cuba is an experience for all your life

Study music in Cuba is an experience for all your life

A French friend of mine made me a comment: every time he came to Cuba, he got surprised finding a completely unknown amazing artist. He was coming...

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Havana Music School – Learning Cuban music in the XXIth century

Havana Music School – Learning Cuban music in the XXIth century

For centuries, the teaching of music has obeyed a classic model that demands of the pupil a great level of commitment and to dedicate a long time...

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Vania Borges and the Cuban music

Vania Borges and the Cuban music

Born in Matanzas, Vania Borges comes from a family of musicians: her father was an oboist, her mother a singer and one of her cousins, a member of...

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JG Sounds like it looks

JG Sounds like it looks

For the majority, being the descendant of a political figure as important as his father implied that Juan Guillermo has the way to the music...

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The study of Cuban music: theory and practice

The study of Cuban music: theory and practice

What is the most important element in the study of Cuban music? Theory or practice? Although both are important, many of the greatest...

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NG La Banda.

NG La Banda.

NG La Banda had its debut in 1988, specifically at Café Bertolt Brecht Theater in Havana. One of his best known songs in its beginnings was No se...

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Camerata Romeu, an unprecedented female orchestra

Camerata Romeu, an unprecedented female orchestra

The Camerata Romeu is a Cuban musical group integrated only by women. The exclusivity of its repertoire, the scenic beauty, the excellent work as...

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Frank Delgado, an honest troubadour

Frank Delgado, an honest troubadour

“We are not merchants, we decide to make art and I have always been a troubadour […]. The essence of the troubadour is the guitar and...

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Learning music in Havana, capital of all Cubans

Learning music in Havana, capital of all Cubans

There is no doubt: nothing like the capital city to measure the pulse of Cuban music. But how can you study music in Havana? Whatever is said, in...

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Idania Valdes, the Buena Vista Social Club princess

Idania Valdes, the Buena Vista Social Club princess

Born in Havana on February 14, 1982, Idania Valdes with her 35 years of life has become one of the indispensable names in Cuban music. Her...

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Havana DPrimera

Havana DPrimera

When in 2008 the Cabaret Turquino, belonging to the Hotel Habana Libre, exhibited the first performance of the orchestra Havana DPrimera, had just...

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Paulo FG, timbero par excellence

Paulo FG, timbero par excellence

Paulo Fernández Gallo or Paulo FG (his stage name), does not want to digress in metaphors because he considers direct language to be more...

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