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Cuba is a fascinating island, and for many, the forbidden island. Salsa Blanca has been teaching about Cuba for over 15 years, and we hope that you enjoy our articles on Cuba and Cuban music.

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Cuban Masters Class – Chucho Valdes

Cuban Masters Class Featuring Chucho Valdes

Another archive from DAT, sorry, no video, but a great lecture.

This was from 1995 and recorded at La ENA in Havana Cuba.

Enjoy this piece of history.

Masters Class with José Luis Quintana (Changuito)

This was a seminar at La ENA in Havana Cuba. It features:
Changuito – Percussion
Carlos Del Puerto – Bass
Pupy Pedroso – Piano

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Cuban Music Mini-Concert

Another lost video from my house in Buena Vista, Havana. Probably recorded in 2002.

It features a young Jiovanni Cofiño, and a young Yanel Yanes, both living in Las Vegas now.

Enjoy some fine Cuban Music.

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A sad day for Cuban music

Sad day for Cuban Music

Juan Formell Most of you probably heard, but in case you didn’t, Juan Formell died yesterday. He was the founder of Los Van Van and an innovator in Cuban music with the formation of Songo with Blas Egües and Changuito. Here is a taste of what he created with Los Van Van. This is the […]

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Enid Rosales – and the Cuban tres


I read an interesting article on interviewing Enid Rosales, one of the new wave of tres players in Cuba. She talks about using the Cuban tres in areas beyond traditional Cuban son and popular music. Rosales graduated from Instituto Superior de Artes (ISA) where she is also a professor now. She is also known for […]

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