Music of Cuba

REVIEW The Creole Choir of Cuba – Tande-La

By 12 December, 2010

Cuba is best known for son, the grab bag of styles that features many of the building blocks of salsa. But it also has a large community descended from Haitian immigrants, who speak French Creole, and their traditional... Read Article

REVIEW AfroCubism

By 11 December, 2010

It’s not always a disaster when plans go astray. Fourteen years after the celebrated sessions in Havana that gave rise to the Buena Vista Social Club, AfroCubism is a re-imagining of how that record might have sounded if... Read Article

REVIEW Chico and Rita

By 19 November, 2010

Labelled as an epic animated love story between Chico and Rita, in reality this story is all about Cuba and the perennial charm of the music coming from the country. The film begins in Havana in 1948 with... Read Article