Bejucal Pays Tribute to \"Rumba\"

(Prensa Latina – Cumbancha) Havana, Cuba – The Havana municipality of Bejucal
hosted the 4th Workshop on Rumba and Conga Charanguera, which was aimed at
rescuing and spreading the most genuine values of those genres of Cuban popular
music. Renowned researchers participated in the meeting, as well as some of the
most genuine players of those genres, including Tata Güines and Roberto Pérez (Yeyo),
director of the legendary group Tambores de Bejucal. Participants were
especially interested in a lecture given by musicologist Elio Orovio about the
origin, development and influence of Rumba in Cuban music.