Cubapop
Life, Culture and Travels from the perspective of a Cuban
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Cuban pianist Harold López Nussa is performing with Puerto Rican saxophonist David Sánchez at SF Jazz on Sept, 25th, 2014. Some cool Cuban jazz is coming my way in less than a month. For those who are in the States, you can check out the tour dates on the pianist’s website.

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Almost 10 minutes of amazing music. Thanks to all the people sharing pictures and videos of the unique event that took place in Toronto’s Koerner Hall on October, 20th, 2012.

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Afro Cuban Jazz Suite is one of the themes recorded for Calle 54 which is a documentary about Latin Jazz by Spanish director Fernando Trueba. It features excellent Cuban musicians like Paquito D’Rivera, Bebo and Chucho Valdes, Tito Puente, Chico O’Farrill and Cachao.

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  Cuban Jazz warms my heart and soul. Harold Lopez Nussa just released a CD called “El pais de las Maravillas” (Wonderland), a trio with bassist Felipe Cabrera and drummer Ruy Adrian Lopez Nussa.

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Jane Bunnett is a Toronto renowned saxophonist, flutist and composer who has been working, along with trumpeter Larry Cramer, with Cuban musicians since the early 80’s. The CD “Spirits of Havana” recorded in 1993, features gifted artists like Merceditas Valdes (voice) and piano masters like Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Frank Emilio Flynn. I believe this CD […]