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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.
Music courses in Cuba

Music courses in Cuba

It is true that we Cubans carry in the rhythm in their blood and this historical fact has been demonstrated by the great amount of artists and...

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The tumbao in Cuban music

The tumbao in Cuban music

Much Cuban music can be talked about. From the different rhythms, instruments and their particular history to the mastery of their most...

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Laritza Bacallao – The young Cuban diva

Laritza Bacallao – The young Cuban diva

According to the specialized critic, on stage Laritza Bacallao resembles an erupting volcano. However, far from him, is a simple, jovial young...

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The maracas in Cuban music

The maracas in Cuban music

The maraca is an instrument formed by a sphere, usually dried squash, filled with seeds that give it the particular sound it presents. A wooden...

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Havana World Music:  Everything gets fixed with music!

Havana World Music: Everything gets fixed with music!

Once again, artists of the whole world will gather in Havana to fill of music and joy the Cubans’ capital city. And it is that already has...

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Athanai – The white rapper

Athanai – The white rapper

His first official presentation took place at the National Theater, in the Covarrubias Hall, in 1996. Then there would come three personal albums...

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The tumbadoras in the Cuban music

The tumbadoras in the Cuban music

The history of the drums in Cuba goes back to the times before the Spanish conquest. The aborigines of the island possessed a kind of drum whose...

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Anacaona Orchestra – Women and traditions

Anacaona Orchestra – Women and traditions

85 years ago, in 1932, on February 17th, the Castro sisters come together to form the first Cuban women’s group. Although their beginnings...

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Frank Fernandez – A piano poet

Frank Fernandez – A piano poet

Francisco Pérez Tamayo or Frank Fernández, as he is known artistically, is considered by critics as one of the five best pianists in the world and...

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Percussion Workshops in Cuba

Percussion Workshops in Cuba

Percussion workshops in Cuba have always been something interesting for any music students in any country. Within the varied rhythms that make...

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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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