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Buena Vista Social Club Star Ry Cooder: Cuba Decision 'Is What We've Been Hoping Obama Would Do'

Ry Cooder is the American guitar player involved with the so-called Buena Vista Social Club, a group of local musicians in Havana whose 1997 album led to global fame and a renewed interest in Cuban music. 868 more words

Unexpected News

I’m breaking from my Christmas music to celebrate today’s surprise announcement from President Obama that the United States has begun the process of normalizing relations with Cuba.   182 more words


Ibeyi - Better In Tune With The Infinite

I’ve recently came across this duo called Ibeyi online, performing Mama Says, where Lisa-Kainde Diaz was playing the piano, singing soulfully and powerfully, while… 308 more words

Ibeyi - River

French/Cuban twins Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Diaz of Ibeyi will release their self-titled debut album on 16 February 2015.

Daughters of Miguel “Anga” Diaz, a famous Cuban percussionist, who played with the Buena Vista Social Club they both learned, at age 11 years old, to play his signature instrument cajon. 25 more words

Everything Else

Buena Vista Social Club

Conference: Central America & Caribbean
Appearances: 1
Last Appearance: 2014
Best Finish: TBD
Sweet 16s: 0
Final Fours: 0
Championships: 0

Sample Playlist

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10 Reasons to Visit Cuba Now

Cuba is one of the most unique destinations on earth. Seemingly stopped in time, with a rich cultural and political history, it’s changing fast. There’s no better time to visit than right now. 1,190 more words