Celia Cruz´s prolific career earned her the name of Queen of Salsa, appellative who she honors throughout her life.
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.
The Punto Guajiro in the Cuban popular music
Cuban music, like our whole culture, is made up of European and African instruments, but the peasant song is based on their Hispanic background.
Gonzalo Rubalcaba – The tireless pianist
The Cuban jazz would not be complete without the figure of the virtuoso pianist and composer Gonzalo Rubalcaba.
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.
Giraldo Piloto and his progressive son
Giraldo Piloto Barreto has been inclined towards music since he was very young. He has never denied the influence that his uncle has exerted in his way of doing. He comes from a family of musicians: his father Giraldo Piloto.
Manolito Simonet – The king of the Cuban popular music
Cuba is a country recognized by its great musicians and sonorities; also for its training schools. However, from time to time, self-taught figures emerge and that catch the peoples freshness.
Gretel Barreiro flirts with art
Gretel Barreiro Fariñas was born at Havana, October 18, 1985. She is a teacher, chamber musician, solo pianist-instrumentalist and accompanist pianist.
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.
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.
Rita Montaner – The unique voice
Rita Aurelia Fulceda Montaner y Facenda was born on August 20th, 1900 in the municipality of Guanabacoa (Havana).
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