Havana to Host Peace Concert

(Prensa Latina) Havana, Cuba – Italian singer Zucchero will organize a great peace concert in Cuba with the participation of famous musicians such as the Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés.

Zucchero told the local press that he was preparing a show for at least one million people, to warn them against violence. Although he did not mention the date of the concert, it is expected to take place in 2003. Other guests are the outstanding Cuban pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba, who asserted that the concert would be a success. The Italian musician expressed his satisfaction with his tour of the Island “because mixing my music with that of Cuba has been a dream for many years.”

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV 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 albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.