Buena Fe (english: Good Faith) is a pop music duo, formed in 1999, in Cuba. So far Israel Rojas Fiel and Yoel Martínez Rodríguez released seven studio albums. Listen to their nice song “Volar Sin Tin” featuring Andres Suarez:
Music from the US – Eddie Palmieri
Eddie Palmieri (* December 15, 1936 in New York City) is an American pianist and orchestra leader. He is considered one of the pioneers of Latin American, Cuban and Afro-Cuban jazz, and also plays the salsa.
Here is his song “Cafe”
Music from Cuba – Zoraida Beato
Zoraida Beato is a singer (soprano) from Cuba , here is her song Tus Ojos
Music from Iceland – Latínudeildin
Latínudeildin is an icelandic award winning band, founded in 1993. For me it’s absolutely great, that they make romantic latin music as an Icelandic band! Listen to their great song “Havana” from their album Latin Faculty:
Music from Kuba – Orishas
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
Music from Germany/Bavaria – Die Cuba Boarischen
Die Cuba Boarischen are another group performing a new kind of bavarian folk music. Their name is also their kind of music, so they perform bavarian music mixed with cuban rythms. In 2000, their leader Herbert Meixner, and his group passed their holidays in Cuba. But already in the first night, they spoke with a Cubano, and came to the idea to perform Cuban-Bavarian music. Listen to “Auf’m Berg und im Tal”:
Music from Cuba – Israel “Cachao” Lopez
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 !!!!!! )
Music from Cuba – Silvio Rodríguez
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”:
Music from Cuba/Italy – Havana Mambo
Havana Mambo an italian salsa band, formed by members from Cuba in 1994. Here’s their nice song “Malaniña”:
Music from Senegal – Orchestra Baobab
Orchestra Baobab is a afro-cuban, son, wolof and pacahanga band from Dakar, Senegal. Here’s their song “Ndeleng Ndeleng“: