Adel González is an outstanding Cuban percussionist, recognized with a Latin Grammy and 5 nominations for this award for his work in different groups.
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.
Behind the famous song “Bailando” heard -and enjoyed- by people all around the world, there is a great and versatile artist who never gets tired of moving into new genres and try new melodies.
To study music in Cuba is to make a tour of its origins. Before colonization, Aborigines had rudimentary but functional music instruments, from the Caribbean and Taino culture, such as mayohuacan a wooden drums;
When the first opera theater in the Americas was built in 1776, in Havana, the Cuban capital became a true musical center.
Al combate corred, bayameses, que la patria os contempla orgullosa. No temáis una muerte gloriosa, que morir por la Patria es vivir. En cadenas vivir, es vivir en afrenta y oprobio sumido. Del clarín escuchad el sonido. ¡A las armas valientes corred! Since we are kids...
Those enjoying music lessons in Cuba say that us, Cuban people, carry the music in our blood. Those who have seen Cuba from abroad talk about the unique symphony that our cities represent each day.
When we talk about Cuba, immediately it jumps to our mind his hospitable people, beaches, rum, tobacco… and music! This Caribbean country is imbued with the magic of its sounds, and is world famous for the quality of its musicians and the variety of rhythms that have...
When it comes to popular music in Cuba, there is a mandatory word: Repentismo. Is this a kind of poetry of popular character, transmitted orally and powerful in our fields. His satirical burlesque subject ends up being a real duel or controversy between various artists.
For centuries, the teaching of music has followed a classical model that requires a high level of commitment and time from the student before he or she can master a genre or instrument.
Sara Gonzalez soon became the female voice of the “Nueva Trova” Movement. Her work as a singer-songwriter opened the way for many women who would recognize a teacher there.
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