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Festival Internacional Jazz Plaza 2020

Festival Internacional Jazz Plaza Celebrates 35th Anniversary

From January 14 to 19, 2020, the 35th edition of the International Jazz Plaza Festival is being held in Havana and Santiago de Cuba,...
Orquesta Akokán

Introducing Orquesta Akokán – From New York To Havana

Straight out of Havana, Cuba comes Orquesta Akokán - a blazing presentation of deeply soulful mambo reminiscent of Benny Moré and banda gigante of...
ahama Soul Club: Havana '58

Bahama Soul Club Presents: Havana ‘58

The year “1958” in Havana ‘58 by Bahama Soul Club has rather risqué connotations – raising the spectre the dying days of the Batista...

Jazz Plaza 2013 to homage Bebo and Chucho Valdés

The 29th Festival Jazz Plaza 2013 will take place in Havana from December 19th to 22nd, and it will be devoted to Bebo and...

Tiempo Libre – Bach in Havana (Sony Classical 2009)

The title of this record – Bach in Havana – should not come as a surprise, after all there is a yet-to-be-fully-discovered European Baroque and Classical music tradition that bubbles and boils in conservatories just barely under the skin of Cuban life, nestling cheek-by jowl with Santeria worship. This culture is very real and continues to turn out a stunning number of brilliant musicians [...]