This week’s edition of Tempo Cubano brought a special selection of music albums dedicated to Father’s Day.
For the seventh consecutive week, Tempo Cubano made works from the vast catalog of the Cuban record and music editions company EGREM, available to lovers of good Cuban music on the island and abroad on digital platforms.
On this special occasion, Tempo Cubano presented the CD ‘Felicidades papá: Homenaje a Alberto Vera.’ The CD compiles emblematic tunes written by the renowned Cuban composer, among them Pido permiso, Tropiezos and Para sentir amor, performed by Cuban and foreign singers like Omara Portuondo, Beatriz Márquez, Pancho Céspedes and Panamanian Rubén Blades.
This week’s edition of Tempo Cubano included also the release of the latest album by Orlando Valle “Maraca”, entitled ‘Esa flauta.’ One of the most important Cuban flutists of all time, Maraca compiles works specially dedicated to other memorable flutists before him, among them Antonio Arcaño, Richard Egües and Belisario López.
The album ‘Qué boleros,’ was also presented. It compiles classic Cuban pieces by Zafiros, Pacho Alonso, Benny Moré and others with contemporary arrangements, sung by popular artists El Niño, David Blanco, Danay Suárez and Haila María Mompié.
Friday’s edition of Tempo Cubano closed with the presentation of the double CD album of conga music entitled ‘Regálate el amor’ by Ricardo Leyva and his group Sur Caribe. With it, Sur Caribe commemorates its 30th anniversary.
Tempo Cubano is an initiative of EGREM, the Cuban Music Institute and the streaming Cuba platform of the audiovisual producer Lía Videos. Presentations are streamed live on the web site of EGREM –the oldest record company in Cuba—, on the media profiles of the Cuban Ministry of Culture and the Cuban Music Institute, and on a network of more than 100 Facebook pages of cultural institution across Cuba.