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Calendar, Night&Day La Novia del Filin

La Novia del Filin

Omara Portuondo's voice surprises U.S. critics; they're fond of saying it's "still sultry," as the New York Times did. The surprise is proof of the ridiculous idea we have here that women over the age of 35 have no libido…
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Music, Buena Vista Social Club

Buena Vista Social Club

God bless Ry Cooder for the Buena Vista Social Club. But not, mind you, because Cooder actually had much to do musically with the success of their landmark 1997 album. Cooder's guitar heroics were overshadowed on that album by the…
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Music, Record Afro-Cuban All Stars

Afro-Cuban All Stars

Afro-Cuban All Stars "Distinto, Diferente" (World Circuit) By now you know the heartwarming story of the Buena Vista Social Club: American guitarist goes to Cuba, locates almost-forgotten elder statesmen of classic Cuban music, records album, watches album become worldwide smash.…
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