Articles by

Raul Da Gama

Based in Milton, Ontario, Canada, Raul is a poet, musician and an accomplished critic whose profound analysis is reinforced by his deep understanding of music, technically as well as historically.

Orlando Valle “Maraca” & Orquesta Aragón: Los 80 – Homenaje a la Orquesta Aragón

When rumba - the pure Afro-Cuban music for voices and percussion - filtered down from the Matanzas...

Jovino Santos Neto: Luz

Featured photo of Jovino Santos Neto by Rhonda Stewart Performing solo on a piano – even before a...

Janio Abreu y Aire de Concierto featuring Victor Goines: Juntos Otra Vez

The Cuban island reverberates from dawn to dusk – from sea to sea – with the rhythmic...

Emilio Morales: Two Worlds of Sumptuous Pianism

If something in the water of Cuba gives birth to prodigious artistry it is in their great...

Horacio “El Negro” Hernández: Italuba Big Band

Of all the Afro-Cuban musicians playing the “conventional” North American – or “Jazz” – drum sets there...

Yelsy Heredia: Lo Nuestro

There are few musicians more eminently qualified to revisit changüí – that unique Afro-Cuban dance-narrative form –...

Real Project: GES

Editor's note: Real Project won a Cubadisco 2021 Award for this album, GES in the category...

Grecolandia: Homenaje a José Miguel Crego “El Greco”

The name of José Miguel Crego "El Greco" is a familiar one to those who view the...

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