PREMIERES WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2006 ONLY ON CHANNEL 2
This one-hour special celebrates
one of the most fundamental elements of Cuban culture - its music
- and pays homage to the men and women who influenced its infectious
sounds and irresistible rhythms.
Take a fascinating look at the “Golden
Cuban music of the ‘40s and ‘50s through one-on-one
interviews with living legends Israel López “Cachao,” Generoso
Jiménez, Bebo Váldez, Olga Guillot, Olga Chorens,
and others, who are a vanishing breed. These beloved musicians
provide a link to an important story from Cuba’s past – a
story that may otherwise be lost forever.
On this website:
- Biographies of important and influencial artists featured
in the documentary
- A detailed timeline of the history of Cuban music
- Exclusive video clips
- Photo diary of various musicians and singers
- Music samples of popular songs from the "Golden Age" of Cuban
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