(Prensa Latina) Paris.- Bebo Valdes and Diego "El Cigala" currently present their successful album Lagrimas Negras, one of the most important events in Spain’s music panorama recently, at the mythical hall Olympia, in Paris.It was film director Fernando Trueba who had the idea of putting famous Cuban pianist Bebo Valdés, 85, and Spanish flamenco singer "El Cigala", 35,together to record an all-time classic album and recreate songs such as "Lagrimas Negras", "Corazon Loco", "Se me olvidó que te olvidé" or "La bien
Almost two years after its release, Lagrimas Negras continues topping lists, with almost 700.000 copies sold all over the world, 300.000 in Spain.
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.