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La Nueva production musical de DESCEMER BUENO que tiene como titulo BUENO ya esta lista en las tiendas online, y la misma trae justo al cantautor otros consagrados de la escena musical contenporanea cubana como son KLVIS OCHOA, BUENA FE’, X ALFONSO, GEMA CORREDERA entre otros
Junto al lanzamiento de Album Descemer realizara una serie de conciertos entre los que se encuentran Miami, New York y las Vegas.
||Tus Luces Sobre Mi||Descemer Bueno||4:08||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Quisiera Volver||Descemer Bueno & Baby Lores||3:57||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Siete Dias||Descemer Bueno & Kelvis Ochoa||4:05||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Ser de Sol||Descemer Bueno & Israel Rojas||3:59||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Cuando Me Enamoro||Descemer Bueno & Haila||3:44||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Lloro por Ti||Descemer Bueno & Alain Daniel||4:33||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Ciego Amor||Descemer Bueno & Gema Corredera||3:23||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Tu y Yo||Descemer Bueno||4:05||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Arenas de Soledad||Descemer Bueno & X Alfonso||4:09||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Por Tu Amor||Descemer Bueno & Omar Hernandez||3:27||$1.29||View In iTunes|
Francis Del Rio is one of the pillars of the Cuban musical fusion scene. Del Rio has sung on some of the best albums to come out of Cuba over the last decade. He has worked with talented musicians, such as Bobby Carcassés, X Alfonso, Roberto Carcassés, Carlos Alberto Cartaya, Descemer Bueno, Pavel Urquiza and Telmary Diaz, and he has been an integral part of Interactivo, the landmark Cuban music collective.
Through his album, Espaldas Al Mundo, he uncovers a new face of his work, mixing timba, guaguanco, and other Cuban traditional rhythms with an electronic groove, something he had not done before.
“The first thing I do when I’m making up a song is I dance to it. I dance for hours, until dawn, and I imagine myself like that, grooving and dancing, with a chorus of people shouting, ‘He’s crazy!’, repeating it like a mantra, and that puts me in a kind of ecstatic trance. I get off on it, and if other people get off on it, too, that’s fine.”
Francis Del Rio
Espaldas Al Mundo is available worldwide on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and eMusic.
||Africa||Francís del Río||4:16||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Aviva (feat. Aviva Perez)||Francís del Río||5:07||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||ExplicitDe Mis C***nes||Francís del Río||3:28||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Efi y Efo||Francís del Río||3:36||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Anixa||Francís del Río||4:26||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Hera Ser Cinco (feat. Telmary Diaz)||Francís del Río||4:10||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||El Viejo Francisco (feat. Telmary Diaz)||Francís del Río||5:36||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Sevil Sert||Francís del Río||4:40||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Orula||Francís del Río||4:00||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Lester||Francís del Río||3:24||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Cita Con Aidecita (feat. Haydée Milanés)||Francís del Río||4:41||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Indu||Francís del Río||4:24||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Rumba Para Jose (feat. Lisandra Pupo)||Francís del Río||4:24||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Espaldas Al Mundo (feat. Lisandra Pupo)||Francís del Río||4:04||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||La Tijera||Francís del Río||3:13||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Crepusculo (feat. Jesse Suarez)||Francís del Río||3:50||$0.99||View In iTunes|
Deep House, Guaguanco, Guaracha, Bolero Son, Rock y otros Generos fucionados alrededor del mundo
Contemporary fusion is a spontaneous phenomenon that´s a key element of Cuban musical life.The idea of blending sounds, of mixing one style with another has been part and parcel of the island´s musical tradition—particularly using African, European, Latin, Caribbean and US styles. More recently, in the early 1990s, cultural life really opened up. Cultural exports (Buenavista Social Club) met with great acclaim abroad, and the influence of many new styles, instruments, sounds and artists poured into the island. The latter resulted in a further, furious musical mix, blending variations of sounds and styles such as the most aggressive punk, trash, rock ‘n roll and hip–hop with Brazilian–style birimbao, congas, batás and the most rhythmic clave Cubana, the island´s musicians doing what they´ve always done—mixing and spicing it all up. Today, in Havana, for example, many younger musicians play, write and produce together, and so national and international influences have even more of a chance to flower and bloom.
Sintesis A veritable Cuban institution, this renowned family–based group led by bassist and composer Carlos Alfonso (formerlly with Irakere), and his wife, vocalist and keyboard player Ele Valdés, celebrated their 30th birthday in 2005 and are still going very strong. Composer Lucía Huergo was an early member, keyboardist and composer Esteban Puebla has been key, and their daughter, singer Eme, and now famous musician–composer son, X Alfonso are also a part. Known as Cuba´s first progressive rock band—with early influences of Genesis, Pink Floyd and Yes, they are “
one of the few musical groups anywhere who have truly moved with the times, over the years weaving rock, pop, jazz and hip–hop styles into their melodious and rhythmical music,” and they still draw a devoted public ranging from the young to much older fans. Steeped and based in a seriously–studied Afro–Cuban tradition, which included collaboration with Cuba´s top Afro–Cuban singer, the late Lázaro Ros, they released the first example of a fusion that combined their own, particular style of experimental rock with Afro–Cuban Santería ritual music and jazz. Many fans feel this is their finest album—Ancestros (Vol. 1)—but also recommend the 2002 Latin Grammy–nominated “Habana a flor de piel” and the two others volumes of Ancestros. A notable other is “El Hombre Extraño” (1989)
Habana Abierta Once upon a time in Havana there were a group of unknown, young Nueva Trova singers. Then one fine day and right out of the blue, two Cubantrovadores living in Madrid—Pável Urquiza and Gema Corredera—offered to produce an album of their songs. The young singers took advantage, stayed in Madrid, developed their work and became what is now the hugely successful group, Habana Abierta.
They mix and blend almost every Cuban form with rock and roll, and their particular, fine fusion of rock and son has become known as Rockason. Habana Abierta (Boris Larramendi, Kelvis Ochoa, Vanito Caballero, José Luis Medina and others) play some great rhythm–and–bluesy upbeat melodies with lyrics of love and joy, but also touching on deep feelings of nostalgia, separation and loss. Look for their three albums Habana Abierta, 24 Hours and the most recent, Boomerang.
Kelvis Ochoa Born in the eastern part of the island, and from a very musical family, Kelvis was the first member of the group Habana Abierta to record a solo album, in collaboration with Alejo Stivel. He´s best known for expressing every–day themes such as love, social contradiction, nostalgia and family, and musically blends Cuban or Latin styles, such as son, merengue, sucu–sucu, guaracha, milonga and cumbias, with Chilli Peppers–style funk and pop–rock beats.
His lyrics are sometimes poetic, other times more street and he delivers in a very up–beat and humorous style which makes him very popular, particularly with younger people. Notable collaborations have been with musicians such as Pavel Urquiza, Roberto Carcassés, Yusa and Descemer Bueno and his music has been included on various film soundtracks—”Vampiros en La Habana” (Juan Padrón), the 2005 “Barrio Cuba” (Humberto Solás) and the more recent “Habana Blues” (Benito Zambrano). For the latter, he won two prizes in Spain—the Goya and the Premio de la Música 2006 prize. Look also for his second album with PM records.
Descemer Bueno In many people´s book, Descemer Bueno—although only thirty–something—is one of the finest contemporary Cuban songwriters around. His songs, whether they be boleros, guarachas, son, trova or more R & B based, have been described as “… modern classics, beautifully crafted and with melodies to die for.” For many years he also directed his own band, Yerbabuena, but now spends more time on his own work, writing for film(Habana Blues) and producing some of the multi–talent on the island—Yusa, Haydeé Milanes, William Vivanco and, most recently, Diana Fuentes. In the 90´s he was head–hunted, among others, by David Burn and now moves between the US and Havana. Although more famous for his songs and their covers, his fine bass playing and emotive, almost broken voice make his rare live concerts very popular. Listen to Haydée Milanés for some of the best renditions of his songs.
Carlos Varela Think Bruce Springsteen/Bob Dylan/Phil Collins/Joaquín Sabina and you have the black–hatted–clothes–and–shades talent of Carlos Varela. An early rebel Nueva Trova singer, supported by Silvio Rodríguez in the 1980´s and now, in his mid 40´s, Varela has been described as having “… a searingly emotional gravel of a voice which can rock you off your seat and then break your heart with his beautiful and haunting songs about love, separation, loss and Cuban daily life.
” He is very big here (and in Spain), draws huge crowds of mainly younger (and not so younger) fans, is signed to Abdala, tours extensively and is perhaps best heard on the early “Como los Peces,” the delicate and intimate “Nubes,” and the more recent, more commercial, “Siete.” He has toured extensively in Europe, Latin America and the US, sharing the stage with such stars as Silvio Rodríguez, Pablo Milanés, Fito Páez and Joaquín Sabina. Most recent news is of an invitation to perform—along, amongst others, with Bob Dylan, Manu Chao and the Steve Miller Band—in the Ottawa Blues Festival (July 2007).