Pio Leyva, known as the Montunero of Cuba, is a singer and composer considered a legend of Cuban popular song.
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.
Guillermo Rubalcaba – A musical work for a lifetime
Guillermo Rubalcaba, whose real name was Guillermo Gonzalez Camejo, was one of the greatest Cuban musicians of all time and his imprint on popular dance music in Cuba is undeniable.
Buena Vista Social Club – Cuban music to order
During the 40s’ of the last century, Havana was privileged by the presence of social clubs. In these places the Havana society gathered to dance and enjoy the music.
Ruben Gonzalez – Piano and Cubania
Ruben Gonzalez is one of the Cuban pianists who contributed the most to the development of the instrument on the island, which he demonstrated by joining the Buena Vista Social Club.
Eliades Ochoa – Master of Cuban son
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.
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.
Compay Segundo – From Alto Cedro to the top of…
Every country has its musical idols, those that must be mentioned when we talk about music. Our country, undoubtedly, has at its center the incomparable Compay Segundo.
Cuban lute – For any reason?
It is said that Barbarito Torres, from the Buena Vista Social Club, played a lute, but not just any lute, a Cuban lute.
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