Buenos Aires, Argentina – Ibrahim Ferrer Jr., son of the namesake Cuban musician member
of the Buena Vista Social Club, presented a show dedicated to Cuban artists,
aimed to “contribute to Latin American integration.”
The Cuban musician hosts the show, along with Argentine television presenter
Raul Portal, aired by state-run channel Canal 7, titled Son… de todos.The first incursion included guests such as Cuban artists Rafaelito de la
Torre, Carlos Lissabet, Eduardo Suarez “El Guajiro” and twins Clar and Bel
Robles. However, it will feature guests from various countries.
“This is crazy, it is a show made by crazy people. Coming to a country which
is not yours, to do such a thing, you have to be crazy,” Ferrer stated.
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.