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Policia suspende concierto de Los Van Van

Policia suspende concierto de Los Van Van

| 03/04/2015 | Reply

foto cortesia facebook La polica suspende el concierto de Los Van Van en la Tropical alas 10:30 pm de la noche,.. insolito ! fuente: facebook

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Cuban Legend and Band leader of Los Van Van Juan Formell dies at 71

Cuban Legend and Band leader of Los Van Van Juan Formell dies at 71

| 05/02/2014 | Reply

Cuban musician Juan Formell, who for more than four decades was the driving force behind the big band salsa orchestra Los Van Van, has died. He was 71.

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Pablo Milanes Concert Under Pressure of Cuban Exile Groups

Pablo Milanes Concert Under Pressure of Cuban Exile Groups

| 08/12/2011 | Reply

A small coalition of exile groups and a South Florida congressman on Tuesday asked local authorities to cancel the first Miami concert of famed Cuban artist Pablo Milanes scheduler later this month at the downtown American Airlines Arena. Milanes is one of Cuba’s most famous musicians, a founder of the folk music known as Nueva […]

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Charanga Habanera – Acabaíto de Nacer | New Album 2011 is Out

Charanga Habanera – Acabaíto de Nacer | New Album 2011 is Out

| 02/11/2011 | 5 Replies

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6glFQ8YB00] In an interview with Cubasi, David Calzado, Director of the most popular band in Cuba Charanga Habanera, explains what will be his new 2011 album, which it has been titled as “Acabaito de Nacer” (newly born). The name refers to the orchestra which has been rejuvenated, and feels young and energetic again and look […]

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Another Report from Cuba by The Times

Another Report from Cuba by The Times

| 02/04/2011 | Reply

Another report from Cuba,…………………

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Timba Report from Cuba

Timba Report from Cuba

| 02/01/2011 | Reply

Because I cannot travel to Cuba myself, I love when friends go and report back about the happenings on the island. Whether it be sociological, music, or related to dance – I enjoy all the updates. Recently, my good friend Eriko took a trip to the island and saw as many bands as she could […]

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Give Timba a Chance: The Mambo Viewpoint!

Give Timba a Chance: The Mambo Viewpoint!

| 12/03/2010 | Reply

Timba! Timba! Timba! That’s all you hear casineros talk about it seems. “We want more timba in the clubs!” or “Timba night is TONIGHT! Come and support!”  Ok. Maybe that’s just me but honestly, when you dance Cuban salsa, timba just feels right. It makes sense. Thankfully, I started dancing on1 track style, learned a […]

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