(Prensa Latina – Cumbancha) San Juan, Puerto Rico – Puerto Rican salsa musician Andy Montañez disclosed he will be involved in a music project along with Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanés current year. Although the songs have not been chosen yet, Montañez stated the album will include songs by Puerto Rican authors Pedro Flores and Rafael Hernández. The awarded salsa musician did not disregard the insertion of other songs by Cuban, Mexican or other international composers.
According to Montañez, the idea is to record a duet album with Milanés and they will choose songs to be
arranged for it. “We will look for songs we think we can sing, as the songs should be sang when you put your soul on it,” Montañez said. The intention of recording an album came up in when they met in London, where they coincided and talked about their wish to record together.
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.