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Oderquis Revé New Single
Vacúnala & La Vida
Available at iTunes and Amazon
Today Orderquis Revé y Su Changüí have released two singles: "Vacúnala and "La Vida". The songs are available at iTunes, Amazon and other digital retailers worldwide. This is the first fruit of the new Tumbao Republika label based in Antwerp, Belgium and founded by two dedicated promoters of Cuban music. The single is a teaser for the album that will drop at the end of the year.
Oderquis' music has all the raw power of changüí and the new songs are sizzling dance tracks, so buy yours now! As a friend of mine pointed out - "You can barely get a napkin at Starbucks for under $2". Get ready to be seeing a lot more about Oderquis Revé y su Changüí here at Timba.com as their long overdue section will soon be published.
If you still need convincing, here is a little taste of "Vacúnala" during a rehearsal in Havana. Enjoy!
Back From La Habana
De regreso desde La Habana
ENGLISH: Cubadisco 2015 was an intense and wonderful experience, and I have returned with a massive quantity of photographs and recordings. In the near future I will begin sharing photos and observations here and the best of the Jazz recordings on the radio along with many reviews of recordings of different genres here. Most of this will appear in the Cubadisco 2015 section .
ESPAÑOL : Cubadisco 2015 fue una experiencia intensa y maravillosa, y he regresado con una enorme cantidad de fotografías y grabaciones. En un futuro próximo voy a empezar a compartir fotos y observaciones aquí y lo mejor de las graciones de Jazz en la radio unto con muchos reseñas de grabaciones de diferentes géneros aquí. La mayor parte aparecerá en la sección Cubadisco 2015.
Llegó La Verdad - Cubadisco Winner 2015
Finally I Published My Review
"Llegó la Verdad" was released in Spetember 2014 and nominated for three awards in Cubadisco 2015: Popular Dance Music by a New Group , Opera Prima and Best Recording . They faced stiff competition from the likes of Alaín Pérez, JG, Alaín Daniel and Laritza Bacallao but took home the prize for Popular Dance Music. I can only agree with the judges decision. "Llegó la Verdad" has been at the top of my playlist for the past nine months. It is rare these days to find an album where you don't skip at least one or two songs. But El Niño y La Verdad have produced a killer dance album that is a true representation of all that is best in Cuban dance music. Click here for the review.
Two New Singers for Salsa Mayor
Maykel Blanco's New 4-Singer Line-Up
On May 19th Maykel Blanco announced at Facebook that singer Alexis David Zamora Garrido will be leaving Salsa Mayor. Word has it that Alexis David will be joining David Calzado y Su Charanga Habanera. Today Maykel announced that he has signed two singers: Yunier Pérez Enrique and Alejandro González Casanova who we know from Azúcar Negra. The announcement said that they will be recording their first TV program with Los Mayores today, and their first performance with the band will be in the middle of June. We wish Alexis David our best in his new role with the charangueros and are excited to see and hear the new Salsa Mayor with a four man front line!
Photo courtesy of Maykel Blanco @ Facebook
You have heard Kasanova singing lead on "Un beso y una flor" and "Maltratando la Tela" among other songs.
Yunier is the voice behind the hit "A bailar con tacones" studied at El ISA.
Yunier - also known as "El Chino"