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Alejandro García Caturla
Alejandro García Caturla (7 March 1906 – 12 November 1940) was a Cuban composer of art music and creolized Cuban themes.
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Ignacio Cervantes
Ignacio Cervantes Kawanagh (Havana, 31 July 1847 – Havana, 29 April 1905) was a Cuban pianist and composer. He was influential in the creolization of Cuban music. A child prodigy, he was taught by pianist Juan Miguel Joval, lat...
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... A debut album from a Cuban and nine Canadians is reviewed. ...
... Presents a glossary of terms used in Cuban and Afro-Cuban music and provides brief reviews of recent recordings by Cuban jazz artists. ...
... characteristics. Features a lengthy discussion of some of the favorite expressions used by soneros in Afro-Cuban music. ... Discusses the multi-ethnic roots of the Afro-Cuban son, and describes its essential ...
... Briefly discusses a performance of Afro-Cuban music in Virginia on June 27, 1998. Notes the bands ... and musicians who performed, focusing on the bands Cubanismo and Los Van Van. Discusses the emphasis on rhythm and beat in Afro-Cuban music. ...
... Discusses the events at the 2001 Cuban American Festival held April 7-May 6, which was organized ... by the non-profit Cuban American Cultural Institute. Comments on the festival's entertainment, lectures, performances, and Closing Carnival. ...
... , Florida, which will feature Afro-Cuban music. Notes that Cuban-American pop star Gloria Estefan and her ... Reports on the opening of Bongos Cuban Cafe, a theme restaurant at Disney World in Orlando ... husband are the owners and comments on the popularity of the 1940s and 1950s style music which is featured at the restaurant. ...
... Perna's monograph on 20th century Cuban music (Timba) is reviewed (Ashgate, 2005). ...
... This recording of Cuban dance music is reviewed. ...
... Reviews vocalist Baloy's "mass-instrumental blaze" of Afro-Cuban music, "Baila Mi Son" (Tumi ... ); Cuban vocalist Ferrer's 1960-61 Havana recording as a member of Electo Rosell's Chepín y Su Orquesta ...
... Cuban music on those styles. Discusses the rhythmic evolution of Cuban music styles from the invention ... Overview of Afro-Caribbean piano styles from Latin jazz and "salsa" music and the influence of ...
... Fairley reviews a recording of Cuban music. ...
... The Cuban composer of electroacoustic music speaks about his works, other Cuban composers, Cuban vanguard music, music festivals, and more. ...
... Reviews two CDs of Afro-Cuban music recorded in 1957 in Havana and Matanzas, Cuba (SFW). ...
... Jones reviews a recording of virtuosic Afro-Cuban jazz by Chucho Valdés and the Afro-Cuban Messengers. (Jazz Village) ...
... taught him, and advice for drummers and listeners who want to learn about Afro-Cuban music. ... Interview with Ignacio Berroa, a Cuban drummer who specializes in Afro-Cuban jazz drumming and ...
Two Cuban Legends Die
Billboard (1998) Vol. 110, No. 50, pp. 11, 89
... Reports on the deaths of two "legendary" Cuban vocalists: 75-year-old Rolando Laserie, known for ... the "queen of guaguanco" for her "effervescent" Afro-Cuban rumba style, who was found dead on November 22. ...
... The Cuban compilation "The Rough Guide to Cuban Street Party" featuring various artists is reviewed (World Music Network). ...