Fusion Band Sintesis Presents Latest Production

(Prensa Latina – Cumbancha) Havana, Cuba –  The trilogy Ancestros,
the latest album by
, one of the most famous bands in the current Cuban
music scene is soon to be released. The band´s distinctive style, integrating
ancestral and contemporary sources of Cuban music, has made it popular. The
group merges sounds of Africa with others taken from jazz, rock, pop and
international music. Sintesis director Carlos Alfonso is one of the first Cuban composers of Latin
rock, influenced by rock and Afro-Cuban music, achieving an invention including
contemporary sounds of Yoruba and Lucumí prayers and songs. Sintesis has taken
its music to several US, Canadian, European and Latin American stages, often
participating in international festivals. Their albums include Habana a Flor
de Piel
, a Latin Grammy nominee 2002 in the category of Best Contemporary
Tropical Album.