Trovuntivitis, a cultural project devoted to the Trova movement in the city of Santa Clara, has become a national and international musical phenomenon.
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.
Sense and playful, intimate and contestant, Oscar Sánchez is a prominent troubadour who despite his youth has won the applause of his audience.
Dayramir González, a young Cuban pianist based in the Bronx, is one of the most important figures that highlights the jazz produced on our island, mixing elements of Afro-Cuban and classical music.
Eliades Ochoa, that guajiro that plays son montuno and wears a cowboy hat, is one of the undisputed stars of traditional Cuban music who has shone on all international stages.
For many it came to public light with his hit album Bueno. Others may remember his excellent soundtrack for the movie Habana Blues by Benito Zambrano. However, the story of this artist began much earlier.
The danzón is the national dance of Cuba. However, until a few years ago it was a rhythm almost forgotten. A genre that brought so many joys and fun to the dancers of our archipelago was relegated to traditional groups that had always had it in their repertoire.
It is not only a vast inventory of the best of these last 20 years in Cuban music, our selection is almost a perfect shopping list to see how much Cuban music has evolved, honored and shone in the 21st century.
When in 2001 the album La rumba soy yo by Los Muñequitos de Matanzas won the Latin Grammy Award, it was only doing justice to the successful career of this Cuban group. This group was born on the edge of a river and with an imprint that runs through the powerful Afro-Cuban rhythms.
The Cuban romantic song has been renewed in recent years, and it has been largely thanks to a voice that captivates crowds: Waldo Mendoza.
This interpreter, one of the most requested on radio and TV, has filled the hearts of Cubans
There is no doubt that if you ask about young voices of the Nueva Trova movement in Cuba, the name of Yaima Orozco will immediately be mentioned. Composer, singer and guitarist, she carries in her songs a mix of all traditional Cuban genres
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