(Prensa Latina – Cumbancha) Havana, Cuba – Producciones Abdala will celebrate on May 25 its five years of work promoting the wide spectrum of Cuban sounds. Producciones Abdala’s Unicornio label director Eduardo Ramos stated that they have distributed over a hundred productions from folklore to son, bolero, jazz, children’s, traditional and chamber music, as well as other contemporary trends. In the recently concluded Cubadisco 2003, they obtained 115 nominations and 33 awards including the Grand Prize for the CD “Canciones del buen amor” (Songs of Good Love) by Jose Maria Vitier. Among its latest CDs are “I wish you have good luck,” by Paulo F.G., “Troubadour” by Amaury Pérez, “Virtuoso Flute” by Niurka Gonzalez, “It Will Always be Love,” by the Evocacion duet and “Si de Tanto Soñarte,” by Lázaro Garcia.
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.