Havana, Cuba – Cuban “trova” music will be the focus at the 5th Cubadisco 2001 International Fair, to be held on May 16-20 in Havana, with an explosion of “sones”, “rumbas” and songs at the widest expression of Cuban music. The most important event for Cuban record companies, a unique opportunity for those who are interested in Cuban music throughout the world, will be also dedicated to the Brazilian music. Some of the highlights of the trade show will be the performances by Brazilian legends Cuarteto Jobim Morelembaum, Rosa Passos, Iván Lins, Guinga and Zé Paulo; the presentation of Compay Segundo’s biography, and a benefit CD recorded by Spanish and Argentine artists to support Cuban music schools.
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 produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and 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. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.