Cuban music, like our whole culture, is made up of European and African instruments, but the peasant song is based on their Hispanic background.
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.
Michel Herrera Alvarez is considered one of the most talented young people in Cuban jazz. He himself recognizes that, as a child, music was not one of his priorities since he always preferred sports (athletics and taekwondo).
There are many who see Cuba not only as a tourist destination, but as a place to take percussion classes in Havana. This does not surprise anyone, cause the percussionists of our country are considered among the best internationally.
The bass and the double bass are two instruments that were quickly assimilated by Cuban music. From the beginning of the magnificent mixture that would result in Cubanism, just with the appearance of the first danzón
Cuba has always been characterised by the greatness of its musicians and the beauty of its compositions. Artists of the stature of the great Rita Montaner, our most beloved vedette, remembered forever with her Ay, Mama Ines.
Gretel Barreiro Fariñas was born at Havana, October 18, 1985. She is a teacher, chamber musician, solo pianist-instrumentalist and accompanist pianist.
Polito Ibañez, Cuban singer-songwriter, is one of the most outstanding figures of what is known as the new trova. Born in Cienfuegos (1965), he traveled to Havana to channel those artistic interests that could not be fulfilling in his province.
Moraima Secada is one of the most representative Cuban singers. His artistic career was highlighted by a jovial dialogue with the audience.
The Marquez Sisters were the first female trio of Cuba and Latin America, and is one of the most sparkling jewels in the Cuban music crown.
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.
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