Articles tagged cuban music

Clearly, ‘Buena Vista Social Club’ Belongs in the Pantheon of Essential Music Documentaries

Win Wenders beautifully intersperses images of concert footage with more intimate performances of the same song. The differences are both illuminating and affecting.

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With Culture Barriers Lifting, Cuban and American Music May Mix More

There is still a strong desire for artists and musicians to interact with their counterparts in the U.S. and around the world.

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DJ and world-music enthusiast Gilles Peterson takes record-collecting to another level when he visits Havana, Cuba to check out a local record shop. He made

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24 Mar 2008 // 4:29 AM

Known to the world by his nickname, Cachao, bassist, composer and bandleader Israel Lopez died Saturday morning at Coral Gables Hospital of complications resulting from

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17 Aug 2007 // 3:26 AM

Los Herederos pounds out seldom-heard Afro-Cuban beat

MIAMI—Philbert Armenteros has a stutter, but you’d never know it when he sings. Then his voice pours out as easily and powerfully as

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Moved by spirits: Cuba’s musical legends still alive in today’s music

"North American culture has a philosophy of existence that doesn't permit things to get old," says Rubalcaba.

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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

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"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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