British Singer Sting Is Latest Musician Planning Cuba Event

Dominic Miller, Sting’s Argentinian guitarist since 1991, revealed t0 Cubadebate.cu that the famous singer wants to get to Cuba before Mick Jagger’s rumored March concert. Miller, who was visiting the island nation as part of Cuba’s British Cultural Week, gave a press conference at Cuban Art Factory (FAC). Miller also perf0rmed in concert at FAC as … Read more

Sony Music in Licensing Deal with Cuban Government

Sony Music in Licensing Deal with Cuban Government

EGREM (Empresa de Grabaciones y Ediciones Musicales) and New York-based Sony Music International announced yesterday an exclusive licensing deal to distribute EGREM’s state-owned inventory of Cuban recordings.  The music collection is the largest catalog of Cuban music in the world and encompasses audio and audiovisual recordings produced by EGREM since the 1960s. Sony Music Entertainment’s … Read more

Cuban Music History, Part 1

Cuban Music History, Part 1

The streets of Havana breathe music…drum beats and guitar strums, the very rhythm of the city – and the country’s day-to-day life. And for good reason: its cultural significance is a historical one. Cuba is often credited with having the greatest influence on the Latin Music we know and listen to today. But where did … Read more