(Prensa Latina – Cumbancha) Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – Cuban pianist Hernán López-Nussa disclosed here that he is currently working in Dominican Republic, in the preparation of an album of songs with local author José Antonio Rodríguez. López Nussa, famous jazz musician, stated he will go into the popular song genre for the first time, along with various Dominican musicians, including the possible participation of merengue musician Juan Luis Guerra.
The Cuban musician stated he is currently working with Rodríguez in the compilation of the forthcoming album’s repertoire, planned to be recorded and sold in Dominican Republic.Asked about this proposal, atypical on his jazz career, López Nussa highlighted that the idea came during one of his presentations some time ago at the Santo Domingo’s Casa de Teatro, where along with other Cuban musicians he recorded some song written by José Antonio Rodríguez.
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.