Fusion Band Sintesis Presents Latest Production

(Prensa Latina – Cumbancha) Havana, Cuba –  The trilogy Ancestros,
the latest album by
, one of the most famous bands in the current Cuban
music scene is soon to be released. The band´s distinctive style, integrating
ancestral and contemporary sources of Cuban music, has made it popular. The
group merges sounds of Africa with others taken from jazz, rock, pop and
international music. Sintesis director Carlos Alfonso is one of the first Cuban composers of Latin
rock, influenced by rock and Afro-Cuban music, achieving an invention including
contemporary sounds of Yoruba and Lucumí prayers and songs. Sintesis has taken
its music to several US, Canadian, European and Latin American stages, often
participating in international festivals. Their albums include Habana a Flor
de Piel
, a Latin Grammy nominee 2002 in the category of Best Contemporary
Tropical Album.

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.