Charanga Habanera and Leo Brouwer, EGREM 2003 Awards

(Prensa Latina – Cumbancha)
Havana, Cuba – Cuban popular band La Charanga Habanera and orchestra director Leo
Brouwer were awarded at the annual contest of EGREM recording company to the
best productions of 2003 in Cuba. La Charanga Habanera´s album Soy cubano, soy
earned them the sensational recording of the year award. Guitarist,
composer and orchestra director Brouwer received a similar award for an
anthology album evidence of his virtuosity on the guitar. In fusion, the awards
went to the young members of Triángulo Oscuro for their album with the song "A
Moverse", presentation for a Cuban TV show. Pupy y Los que Son Son
orchestra received an award in the best album with dance melodies category and
in the most outstanding recording of the year, while the duet Buena Fe won the
best pop music album. The album Chanchaneando, where Elíades Ochoa and his Patria
Quartet show the work of various generations of traditional Cuban followers, was
awarded as best selling disc production abroad in 2003.