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Film, "Chico & Rita": Musical Passion That Moves

"Chico & Rita": Musical Passion That Moves

In Oscar nominee Chico & Rita, the life of Cuban pianist and composer Bebo Valdés seems to have been translated first into fairy tale and then through the filter of cinema before it wound up as a work of animation.…
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The Mission Valdes

Believing that "music is the soul of peoples," as Cuban patriot Jose Marton once said, Chucho Valdes holds no bitterness toward the U.S. for the embargo that prevents him from traveling freely in this country. "Politics are politics," says the…
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