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Welcome to Salsa Blanca

  • 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. Whether you are interested in taking a trip to Cuba and want …

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.

Piano Masters Audio

  • Audio https://s3.amazonaws.com/mayuli/cuban-masters-piano/CubanMasterPianoAudio.zip Ensemble Examples Tranquilo:  http://e88.me/tranquilo No Hay Ron: http://e88.me/nohayron Mambo 2004: http://e88.me/mambo2004 La Meneito: http://e88. …

Essentials of Cuban Hand Percussion

  • Videos https://youtu.be/TFJqpoeZJUg Güiro https://youtu.be/rLJOTiOrflU Campana/Cowbell https://youtu.be/UaAg0MRJJzI Claves Free Book! Get the entire book for free! Yep, free. If you like it, please consider supporting this site. Likes, YouTube subscrib …

Cuban Masters Series Guitar – Bordoneo

  • Bordoneo – Strumming In this Cuban guitar masters class, Dayron Ortega talks about the different strumming that is done in Cuban music. [S3VIDEO file=’video/Guitar/Bordoneo-Strumming.mp4′] Transcript The bordoneo is very characteristic in the trova. Th …

A 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 create …

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