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LA TIMBA LA TRAIGO YO - Nuevo Disco + Gira Europa de Robert Armas y los Conquistadores de la Salsa

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Tuesday, 09 October 2018, 12:40 AM

Recommended Reading in La Jiribilla about Cubadisco & Primera Linea

Lectura recomendada en La Jitibilla sobre Cubadisco & Primera Linea

ENGLISH:  While Bill Tilford is editing photos and other material, related to Cubadisco, Primera Linea and the 1 Encuentro de Melomanos & Coleccionistas, the Cuban cultural magazine La Jiribilla has published a collection of items that makes one think.   These are in Spanish, but if you are involved in the music and/or recording industry, it is worth the trouble to read them even if you need a translator.
ESPANÓL: Mientras Bill Tilford está editando fotos y otro material relacionado con Cubadisco, Primera Línea y el 1 Encuentro de Melomanos & Coleccionistas, la revista cultural cubana La Jiribilla publicaba una colección  de ítemes interesantes que hace pensar.  Si está involucrado en la industria de la música y / o la grabación, vale la pena leerlos.

The links are to the original articles in La Jiribilla / los enlaces van a los ítemes originales en La Jiribilla:

I.   "Si la población no accede a la música que estamos generando, el evento no tiene sentido" 
- Fernando León Jacomino, entrevista a Marta Bonet de la Cruz, Presidenta del ICM
II. Cubadisco-Primera Línea: ¿necesaria renovación u obligada continuidad?
-Oni Acota Llerena
III. Beatriz Márquez o la diferencia entre ser artista por un día y serlo por siempre 
-Guille Vilar
IV. Cubadisco 2018: Una Mirada desde los protagonistas 
-Milagros Pichardo Pérez y Thalía Fuentes Puebla 
V.  La calidad de la música cubana merece mecanismos eficaces para su promoción
-Michel Hernández
VI. Sonidos del Cubadisco 2018
-La Jiribilla

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Monday, 08 October 2018, 10:49 AM

Cubadisco & Primera Linea Special Coverage

Cobertura Especial de Cubadisco & Primera Linea



ENGLISH:  Bill Tilford attended Cubadisco 2018, Primera Linea and the 1 Encuentro Internacional de Melomanos & Coleccionistas in Havana Cuba.   This week we begin the most comprehensive account of the event that you will find outside of Cuba, including documents, photos and more over the next several weeks.    You can start with the official nominations and awards booklets, which are available here  thanks to the Instituto Cubano de la Música and Periodicos Cubadisco.
Beginning the week of October 14, Bill will also be featuring many of the recordings and interviews with the artists on his shortwave radio program From The Isle of Music for the next few months. 

ESPAÑOL: Bill Tilford asistió a Cubadisco 2018, Primera Línea y al 1 Encuentro Internacional de Melomanos y Coleccionistas en La Habana Cuba. Esta semana comenzamos la cobertura más completa del evento que encontrará fuera de Cuba, incluidos documentos, fotos y más durante las próximas semanas. Puede comenzar con las nominaciones oficiales y los libros de premios, que están disponibles aquí gracias al Instituto Cubano de la Música y Periódicos Cubadisco.
A partir de la semana del 14 de octubre, Bill también presentará muchas de las grabaciones y entrevistas con los artistas en su programa de radio de onda corta From The Isle of Music durante los próximos meses.

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Sunday, 07 October 2018, 02:59 PM

NOVEMBER IN HAVANA

Nonstop Events From November 8-18

If you can be in Havana the second and third weeks of November, you have the opportunity to indulge to your heart's delight in music and dance with three overlapping events El Rumbazo, 13th Baila en Cuba and the first Havana Salsa Congress.

Rumbazo Havana 2018

The 2nd annual Rumbazo event will take place in Havana from November 8-12. It looks like a must for rumba fans. Look at that list of participating artists including guest of honor Pedrito Martinez and special guests Dayamé Arocena dn Yissy Garcia & Bandancha! For information on how to participate, e-mail info@postmambo.com 

El Rumbazo #2, Nov. 8-12, 2018 in Havana from Ned Sublette on Vimeo.


13th Baila en Cuba

The 13th Baila en Cuba runs from November 11-16. This event is well-known now to Cuban dance fans, with high quality dance workshops at four levels including the opportunity to dance with a Cuban dance partner, as well as 5 open air nights with concert and shows. If you don't have time for the workshops, you can still buy a concert pass that gets you in to see Los Van Van, Adalberto Álvarez y Su Son, Pupy y Los Que Son Son, Manolito y Su Trabuco, Maykel Blanco y Su Salsa Mayor, La Charanga Habanera and Havana D'Primera. You just can't beat that!


Havana Salsa Congress

The first ever Havana Salsa Congress will take place from November 16-18 and reservations need to be made by October 15th, so if you want to participate, don't wait any longer! This event brings linear salsa dancing both - On1 and On2 - to Havana. there will be teachers from Italy, New York and Florida. as well as some Cuban teachers. The concerts will be:
November 15 - Adalberto Álvarez y Su Son
November 16 - Los Van Van
November 17 - Havana D'Primera

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Saturday, 06 October 2018, 07:38 PM

Tom Ehrlich's Monterey Jazz Photos, Part 2

Click here for the full gallery.

Marco Bermúdez, Jeremy Bosch, Carlos Cascante

John Santos

Harold López-Nussa

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