Flamenco Jazz Meets Cuban Son

Marta Valdes and Chano Dominguez - Tú no sospechas
Marta Valdes and Chano Dominguez – Tú no sospechas
Málaga, Spain – The finest jazz pianist in Spain, Chano Domínguez, known for his deep Flamenco roots,  has recorded songs by one of the leading songwriters from Cuba, Marta Valdés. The Cuban songwriter’s songs were recorded by Benny Moré, Bola de Nieve, Elena Burke, Omara Portuondo, Pablo Milanés, Vicentico Valdés, Miriam Ramos, Frank Emilio, Emiliano Salvador, Hilario Durán and Gonzalo Rubalcaba.

Even though she is not a professional singer herself, Valdés sings on the Chano Domínguez album.  The title is Tú no sospechas, released by Karonte-El Europeo. It also includes a book.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. He was also the executive producer of the first Latino feature film made in North Carolina titled “Los sueños de Angélica.”.

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