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William Vivanco was born on October 6. 1975 in Santiago de Cuba and is a popular music star, composer and musician. Vivanco learned to play guitar by frequenting the Jazz Club in Santiago de Cuba called Casa de la Trova located on the city’s bustling Calle Heredia. As he says, he started “stealing chords” from back then. He later made ends meet as a street busker, offering melodies in the streets of his city. He also performed with a professional children’s choir. He [...]
CubaDisco 2014 Havanatur is pleased to announce CubaDisco 2014. Each year Cubadisco is dedicated to a country and a musical genre and also pays tribute to artists and personalities with a distinguished creative work within the Cuban Music industry. Specialized conferences, expositions, colloquiums, concerts and CD launching take place during the event, as well as a wide musical program at different theaters and salons of Havana, with the participation of many Cuban and foreign groups and singers. The shows [...]
Nightlife in Cuba 101 For those of you looking for the best Nightlife in Cuba and music then we have a few suggestions for you! We´ve scoured the best and worst of Nightlife in Cuba to bring you this list Cuba nightlife is a sizzling proposition. A country with this much passion and rhythm is hard to find anywhere else, and when you set the stage with inspiring Cuban music, what you have is nightlife bliss. If you’ve been [...]
Chucho Valdes (real name Jesus Dionisio Valdes in Quivican, Cuba, October 9, 1941) is a Cuban pianist, bandleader, composer and arranger. In 1972 he created the group Irakere, one of Cuba’s best-known Latin jazz bands. With pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Valdes is revered as one of Cuba’s greatest jazz pianists. His father is another famed Cuban pianist and former director of Havana’s famous “Tropicana” night club band Bebo Valdes. Chucho has won 4 Grammy awards: in 1978 for the album Live [...]
Music of Cuba The music of Cuba, including the instruments and the dances, is mostly of European (Spanish) and African origin. Most forms of the present day are creolized fusions and mixtures of these two sources. Almost nothing remains of the original Indian traditions. The Caribbean island of Cuba has developed a wide range of creolized musical styles, based on its cultural origins in Europe and Africa. Since the 19th century its music has been hugely popular and influential throughout [...]
The spectacular showplace that became The Tropicana evolved out of a Depression-era bohemian nightclub called Eden Concert, operated by Cuban impresario Victor de Correa. One day, two casino operators approached [...]
Surrounded by lush vegetation visits can enjoy a glittering spectacle featuring over 200 singers, dancers, musicians and vocalists. The Tropicana Cabaret is Cuba’s most famous cabaret and is offered by [...]