Orishas – one of the best known modern cuban musicgroups also called “Buena Vista Youngster Club” (according to Buena Vista Social Club ) Their music is therefor a mix of traditional music like the cuban son and modern dance music .
here a rather modern version
Israel “Cachao” López ( September 14, 1918 – March 22, 2008), often known as Cachao, was a Cuban musician and composer who helped popularize mambo in the United States in the early 1950s.He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, won several Grammy Awards, and has been described as “the inventor of the mambo”.He is considered a master of descarga (Latin jam sessions).
His greatest compositions are “Mambo” and El Pueblo Nuevo and El social Club de Bienavista (the last two can be heard on the record “Buena Vista Social Club”)
Here is his song “Si me pudieras querer ” ( Oh it´ SO WONDERFUL !!!!!! )
Silvio Rodríguez, born in 1946, is a cuban musician. He’s best known as leader of the nueva trova movement and as folk singer. Here’s his great song “Ojalá”:
Havana Mambo an italian salsa band, formed by members from Cuba in 1994. Here’s their nice song “Malaniña”:
Polito Ibañez is a cuban latin and pop musician. Here’s his great song “Como Nacen las Hojas“:
This was a Music-Suggestion from Noel, gracias!
Los Van Van is a cuban post-revolution band known for their contemporary cuban music. Here’s their song “La Boberia“:
Omar Sosa, born in 1965, is a cuban afro-cuban and jazz musician, who still started studying the Marimba in the age of eight. Here’s his nice song “Iyawo“:
There’s nothing to say about Buena Vista Social Club, a band from Cuba, everybody knows. Here is their great song “Chan Chan“:
Buena Fe is a pop music duo, formed in 1999, in Cuba. Here’s their nice song “Nalgas“:
This was a Music-Suggestion from Noel, so muchas gracias!
Raúl Paz(born 1969) is a singer from Pinar del Río, in the west of Cuba. Here’s his song “Cubano“:
This was a Music-Suggestion from Noel Pérez, thanks!