(Prensa Latina – Cumbancha) Pinar del Río, Cuba – Polo Montañez’s group will
present their new CD, entitled Cuestión de Suerte, on the evenings of
December 31 and January 1, at the Jagua Hotel, in Cienfuegos. Recorded recently
in Colombia and not for sale yet, the CD contains 11 tracks, six of which were
chosen among the profuse unpublished work left by the ex leader of the septet
when he died.During the presentations at the Jagua Hotel, the group will also play new
songs included in their latest record, in an attempt to continue the art of the
countryside artist, who enjoyed great popularity. "Cuestión de Suerte" is
consequent with Polo Montañez’s wish to let the violin play in the foreground.
The violin is played by Silvio Manuel Duquesne, who also plays in the Cuban National
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.