The Orquesta Aragon was founded in 1939 by a carpenter named Orestes Aragon Cantero, in his native Cienfuegos.
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.
Waldo Mendoza – Delivering love with a voice
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
Francisco (Pancho) Céspedes – Doctor for the soul
Pancho Céspedes is a Cuban songwriter and singer with an exceptional voice, true heir of great performers of the bolero and the feeling like Bola de Nieve.
Omara Portuondo – The Buenavista´s Diva
The female voices have earned a top place in Cuban music. Much of this fame is due to historical Las D’Aida quartet.
Bebo Valdes – Rhythm and improvisation
If you admire Cuban rhythms, you have probably heard about Bebo Valdes. This brilliant pianist, composer, arranger and Cuban bandleader, is considered a star of popular music and Afro-Cuban jazz.
Olga Guillot – The Queen of Bolero
A star shines with passion in Cuban music. That’s Olga Guillot, the Queen of Bolero. With a track record unparalleled, this singer has popularized the most beautiful songs and also made numerous films
Polo Montañez – Natural guajiro
When we write the recent history of Cuban popular music, is impossible not to mention the figure of Polo Montañez. Without having studied music
Barbarito Diez – Eternally in love
We cannot speak of danzón without bringing out the personality of Barbarito Diez. Emblematic figure of this genre, he knew well put up to Cuban music wherever he performed.
The bolero – Cuban one hundred percent
The bolero (similar only in name to the Spanish one) arose in the late nineteenth century in Santiago de Cuba.
Ibrahim Ferrer – The Cuban Bolero
Talking about Ibrahim Ferrer is to talk about a perfect smooth voice, a huge talent and one of the most important singers of recent times.
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