Armando Ihosvany "Mandy" Cantero

cuban music, musica cubana
Photo by Cristian Muñoz  

instrumento/instrument: voz/voice

grupos/groups: Los Van Van, Pupy Pedroso y Los Que Son, Son, Charanga Forever, Los Chicos de la Salsa, Aché Junior

grabaciones/recordings: Mandy Cantero: Hay que luchar,  Los Que Son, Son:Tranquilo que yo controlo, Soneros All Stars: La timba soy yo,  Los Que Son, Son: Mi Timba Cerra', Los Que Son, Son: De la Timba a Pogolotti, Los Que Son, Son: Que cosas tiene la vida ,  Charanga Forever: La charanga soy yo, Charanga Forever: Charanga Forever

lugar de nacimiento/birthplace: Centro Habana

formación musical/musical background: Adolfo Guzman -- nivel elemental (trompeta)

lugar actual de residencia/current residence: La Habana

In the great breakup of 1998, all of Charanga Habanera left David Calzado to form Charanga Forever, except Michel Maza . Mandy was brought in to replace Michel in Charanga Forever and recorded their first CD. He and Michel sang together with a later incarnation of La Forever, leading to the 2nd album. He was later handpicked along with another ex-Charanguero, Tirso Duarte , for Pupy Pedroso's exciting new group. Mandy is like a dictionary when it comes to material for his clever soneos. Currently he continues in Los Que Son Son, where his intense and towering stage presence is an intrinsic part of the show. [Kevin Moore, Lara Greene]

cuban music, musica cubana
Photo by Cristian Muñoz

cuban music, musica cubana

Michelle White - viernes, 04 octubre 2013, 10:11 am