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Matanzas waves fan, danzón is yet listened

Gloria Machado León 5 noviembre, 2016

An original, contemporary look different on the danzón offers matancero pianist and composer Alejandro Falcon in his new album, presented in the White Hall of the city of Matanzas, during a press conference.

 Cuba Now Danzon, one of the nominees and winner of two awards at Cubadisco 2015 in the recording and instrumental music discs categories will be presented in this hall on Saturday November 19th, from 8 to 30 pm.

On the occasion of the concert that will be held in the White, former Artistic and Literary Lyceum of Matanzas, where the danzón by Miguel Failde officially opened, Alejandro will share the stage with Arnulfo Guerra and Hernán López Nussa, two large growers of traditional music Cuban.

Under the Colibri label, Cuba Now Danzon contains eleven songs, five of his songs arrangements anthological Cuban national staff bearing the signature of famous musicians like José Urfe, Ignacio Pineiro, Aniceto Diaz, Antonio Machin and Eliseo Grenet six of his compositions.

The link between Falcon and the city where he was born, Matanzas, is reflected in all his previous albums. Cuba Now Danzon no exception, it contains, among other pieces, a version of Rompiendo la rutina, danzonete created by Aniceto Diaz in this city.

Among the most unexpected and best invoiced within a plate overflowing proposals professionalism and freshness, is DJ Dance-song, in which electronic sounds to the Cuban national dance included. It follows that this CD / DVD offers a new perspective on the danzón, designed essentially from jazz currently produced in the country.

Since its first appearance in the Jose White concert hall , last April, Falcon visits to Matanzas are systematized. In an effort to return to its roots as a gift bringing their music projects related to the Athens of Cuba, among which are new collaborations with the Miguel Failde Orchestra and compositions for string quintet from Matanzas Atenas Brass Ensemble arises.

 

 

Original text by on Nov 4th, 2016

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