Life, Culture and Travels from the perspective of a Cuban

Sucu Sucu (or Sucu Suco) was born in mid 19th century on Isle of Youth, Cuba. This rhythm, similar to son montuno, was created in a farm called La Tumbita, close to what we know as  Santa Fe town now. When I visited Cuba in November, I brought with me the CD “Mongo Rives y […]

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“Where is Kelvis playing tonight?” This is a very common phrase I use when I visit Cuba after a long time. Kelvis Ochoa is the perfect example of a Cuban guitarist, composer and singer with no academic training. He grew up in Isla de la Juventud (Isle of Youth) listening to his grandfather playing the […]