Havana, May 6 (RHC)-- As part of the campaign leading up to May 8th –Cuban Son Day—the country’s oldest record and musical editions company EGREM presented the DVD ‘Caminos de Son’ by Rolando Almirante, on digital platforms and on Canal Clave of Cuban television.
The audiovisual is the second of its kind by EGREM, after the 2005 DVD entitled ‘De donde son’, which included a CD with iconic son tunes and a documentary featuring renowned musicologists like María Teresa Linares, Danilo Orozco and legendary musicians like singer-songwriter Pio Leiva –the author of the famous guaracha ‘El mentiroso’ and trova musician Lorenzo Hierrezuelo.
Today, 16 years later, Rolando Almirante and EGREM team up again go to the roots of Cuban son and produce this new audiovisual ‘Caminos de son’, featuring contemporary exponents of the music genre like Elito Revé, Samuel Formell, Haila, Pancho Amat, Issac Delgado, among many others.
Also, in support of the campaign launched by the Cuban Music Institute, the social media platforms of EGREM and the Ministry of Culture stream concerts by exponents of son music.
Among those, who have given online concerts thus far this week are Sones de Oriente Septet, Eliades Ochoa, Bamboleo, María Victoria Rodríguez, Formell y Los Van Van, Pancho Amat, Soy Tradición Septet, Haila Maria Mompie and her group, Yumuri y sus hermanos and Maykel Blanco y Su Salsa Mayor.