Benny Moré Cuban Icon and Jon Secada’s Music CD controversy

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Bartolomé Maximiliano Moré (24 August 1919 – 19 February 1963), known as Benny Moré, was a Cuban singer, bandleader and songwriter. With his fluid tenor voice he triumphantly won the title of  El Bárbaro del Ritmo, and  El Sonero Mayor. With his grace, Moré eloquently merged musical genres such as the bolero, mambo, cha cha cha, son, guaracha, and son montuno.  Benny was an engenious singer and composer, he is considered one of the most influential musician and popular singer Cuba has ever produced.

Roly More, MD “PhD” his prodigious grandson who lives in the USA pays tribute to his ancestry and  Benny Moré’s Anniversary. 

We will discuss the recent jon secada’s CD release paying tribute to Benny Moré.

PIANO NAVIDEÑO CON DAYSI CELIA 12/19/2013

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Piano Navideo con Daysi Celia

Daysi Celia Almirall, a pianist, and a versatile composer with a vast range of different rhythms and melodies. She was born Cuba, raised in a musical environment. At the tender age of 2 ½, she began to play piano by ear, inspired by children’s music and popular music of the times, she took part in a musical children’s program for Radio Emisora Cubana CMQ playing nursery rhymes on the piano. As an international artist she played a diverse repertoire in a unique 2011 Concert in Sweden. She has performed under the leadership of many times nominee musician Dr. Ed Calle as the pianist for the renowned MDC Commercial Music Ensemble. Of late Daysi Celia plays with the “MDC Salsa Jazz Band” under the direction of Rafael Valencia, while also directing her own Band “Daysi Celia`s Quartet”. A precedence on an ongoing evolution in her musical career, Daysi Celia was invited to perform as the Pianist in the band of famous Gloria Estefan`s “HOTEL NACIONAL” Video

Daysi Celia has had the honor of composing the lyrics and music for the Official 30th Anniversary of the Kiwanis of Little Havana, “El Carnaval de Miami”, 2008 of Calle Ocho, recorded by Cuban famous singer Albita Rodriguez, a huge a celebration embraced Miami’s cultural diversity people as they broke out in dance to form one other biguest conga lines ever witnessed thru Miami’s historical street “Calle Ocho”.  A versatile composer, “I am inspired to compose Music through my own, and other’s experiences. There are times that I dream Music and wake up, it doesn’t matter the time, I run to my piano place the notes and words, they flow like a river, I fear that if I take a break, the music will fall into oblivion.”  Daysi always shares beautiful stories and top notch quality music with Cubanarama and her listeners. The new CD “Piano Navideño”

DAYSI CELIA Y SU MUSICA 10/17/2013

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Daysi Celia y su musica

Daysi Celia Almirall es la compositora, Música y Letra, de la Canción Oficial del Treinta Aniversario de la Calle Ocho, de los Kiwanis de la Pequeña Habana, “El Carnaval de Miami”, interpretada por la reconocida famosa cantante cubana Albita Rodríguez y la cual fue celebrada con una larga conga arrollando por la Calle Ocho de Miami. Otro de sus temas Cubano de Corazón”dedicado al famoso bajista cubano Israel López Cachao, ha sido grabado por su misma banda Cachao’s All Star Band siendo el debut de la canción en el MDC LATIN JAZZ FESTIVAL 2008, en un homenaje al Maestro Cachao.

“MI ENTREGA” (My Surrender)is the latest musical production of pianist-composer Daysi Celia, who in this CD beautifully performs 13 popular songs and her own compositions in a variety of rhythms.

“Mi Entrega” esta a la venta en ITunes, CD Baby, Amazon, y Reverbation.


Daysi Celia playing the piano in Hotel Nacional

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We would like to wish our friend Nelson Andreu author of the book Dead Red –

Happy Birthday!

LUIS MARQUEZ 10/24/2010

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Luís “Papo” Márquez, nació en Pinar del Río, Cuba. Llegó a Venezuela a los 19 años con su familia y un sueño de crecer cómo músico sin imaginar que en poco tiempo se convertiría en uno de los mas reconocidos de su gremio. Luego de unos anos viajó a Miami donde vive actualmente y donde consolido su carrera musical. Ha protagonisado como productor, arreglista, compositor y trompetista una larga cadena de artistas de alto nivel como Jon Secada, Bacilos, Willy Chirino, Oscar D’ León, Juan Gabriel, Jerry Rivera, Maelo Ruíz, Celia Cruz, Erick Franchesky, Silva & Guerra, Cheo Feliciano, El Canario, José Luís Quintana “Changuito”, Ismael Miranda, Jony Pacheco, Gilberto Santarosa, Víctor Manuel, Justo Betancourt, Lalo Rodríguez, Ronald Punch, Guayacan y Guaco; fue merecedor del premio Grammy Americano en el 2005 por su trabajo como productor en el Disco “Son del Alma” de Willy Chirino, además produjo y dirigió el álbum “De Corazon a Corazon” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Su sencillo promocional “Niña” llega a la radio y televisión de Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru y todos los países de habla hispana para quedarse impregnado en nuestros corazones con una letra que narra el final de un amor en contra de nuestra propia voluntad y de manera muy sutil nos hace viajar a ese momento amargo que a todos nos a tocado vivir en algun capitulo de nustras vidas, una cancion desgarradora y apacionada como el propio artista la describe. “Niña” es una cancion de Salsa Romántica 100% y bailable a la vez con toques del sonido urbano del caribe en particular el sabor de Venezuela, Cuba, Colombia, y Puerto Rico.