Artist Profiles: Daymé Arocena

Daymé Arocena

Vocalist, composer, arranger, choir director and band leader, Daymé Arocena was born in Havana. She is a superb and charismatic vocalist. Her style combines Afro-Cuban influences, jazz and Cuban neo-soul.

The Cubafonía album includes a loose, steady-moving changüí titled “Valentine.”


Nueva Era (Brownswood Recordings, 2015)
Cubafonía (Brownswood Recordings, 2017)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel produced several TV 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 albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.


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