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Carlos Faxas: recording July 26 Hymn in Radio Cadena Habana was a covert operation

Havana, Cuba. – “Music, Revolution and family are my life”, said Cuban musician Carlos Faxas. His 92 years have not deprived the musical director of the recording of July 26 hymn of his memories. However, whenever he needs some data, there’s his wife Carmen Garcia-Prieto, who has shared his every moment. Smart and playful, he welcomed the journalist that came from Radio Cadena... 

Cuban Music in the XX Century (II)

Havana, Cuba. – One of the most important transformations that took place in that period (1940-50) was the cross-cultural changes in jazz bands. They assimilated elements of Cuban music that replaced US musical genres and expressions, which they had played in the beginning. Benny More, the Master of Rhythm. Taken picture of Internet Piano reached its zenith with performer like Anselmo Sacasas,...