Gema and Pavel to Play Recital in Puerto Rico

Gema y Pavel - Art Bembe
Gema y Pavel – Art Bembe
(Prensa Latina) San Juan, Puerto Rico – Touring the world to sow the seeds of Cuban music, the Cuban duo Gema y Pável returns to the stage, bringing a recital to the Puerto Ric oArt Museum´s Raul Julia Hall, November 26.

In a concert sponsored by Producciones Febea, Gema Corredera and Pavel Urquiza will play a gig revisiting the repertoire they have been playing since they joined in 1990. Their latest double album Art Bembe (2003), the fourth in the Madrid-based
duet´s discography, includes a repertoire which pays tribute to Cuban music while fuses it to jazz, funk, feeling and flamenco.

Moreover, Gema and Pavel not only collaborate as singers and producers in the works by artists such as
Ketama, Pedro Guerra, La Union, Omara Portuondo and the members of the music project Habana Abierta, but also participate in the soundtracks of the films Guantanamera (1995) and Perdona bonita, pero Lucas me querra a mí (1997).

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites and 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.