Friday, December 01, 2017 881
Manuel Perfecto Simonet Pérez, born in Camagüey. Composer, arranger and virtuoso pianist , who became a professional musician at the age of 15 , in a country as musical as Cuba . It represents an exception, because he has been a self-taught net. Born April 17, 1961 in Camagüey, but almost all his family comes from Santiago de Cuba, Palma Soriano and Sierra Cristal .
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 790
INTERVIEWER: Emilio Frías | By: Jorge Alfaro for Fiesta del Tambor Popular. Emilio Frías, better known as "El Niño", is a Cuban singer and composer, born in Havana. Being very young he was part of the amateur artist’s movement and had the opportunity to perform at several festivals where he won multiple award s. At the age of 14, he formed his first musical group with which he also received a great prize.
Friday, September 15, 2017 841
INTERVIEWER: Aisar Hernandez | By Jorge Alfaro for Fiesta Del Tambor Popular Aisar Hernandez Segundo is a Cuban bassist , composer and arranger , born in the province of Camaguey . He has worked in great Cuban orchestras such as; Wonders of Florida , a type of graduation school for any Camaguey musician, Juan Carlos Alfonso and his Dan Den and Elito Revé and his Charangón , orchestra of which he was musical director for 10 years.
Thursday, June 01, 2017 745
XVI Edition of the International Drum Festival Competition and Festival INTERVIEWER: MAYKEL BLANCO | By Jorge Alfaro for Fiesta del Tambor Popular Maykel Blanco Cuevas, known as Maykel Blanco, is a composer, arranger and musical director born in Havana in 1982. Since he was very young he learned to play percussion, playing rumba in the street, singing and trying to imitate the artists of the moment, accompanied by pans, boxes or any object that could be hit. At the age of 12, he began his percussion and piano studies at the Geraldo Guanche night school, continuing later at the Amadeo Roldán conservatory.
Thursday, May 25, 2017 737
XVI Edition of the International Drum Festival Competition and Festival INTERVIEWER: MAYKEL BLANCO | By Jorge Alfaro for Fiesta del Tambor Popular Maykel Blanco Cuevas, known as Maykel Blanco, is a composer, arranger and musical director born in Havana in 1982. Since he was very young he learned to play percussion, playing rumba in the street, singing and trying to imitate the artists of the moment, accompanied by pans, boxes or any object that could be hit. At the age of 12, he began his percussion and piano studies at the Geraldo Guanche night school, continuing later at the Amadeo Roldán conservatory.
Friday, June 24, 2016 721
INTERVIEWER: BRENDA NAVARRETE | By Jorge Alfaro for Fiesta del Tambor Popular Artistic family graduated from symphonic percussion by the Amadeo Roldan Music Conservatory from 2000 to 2005, he discovered one day, teaching a student, that what most filled him with energy was the drum Batá, At that moment, Brenda engaged with Yoruba music for her entire life. If we had to give a surname to his style, I would say that Brenda is an eclectic artist who mixes the tradition and roots of cuba, her rumba and Afro rhythms with the fusion of modern music. Pop, Jazz, rap with a total mastery of swing and metrics offering fresh and refreshing ideas that have served to be the vocalist of the Interactive Group, in the most absolute vanguard of Cuban music, which looks towards a world as reality of global music.

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