The Life You Give: Eliades Ochoa *VI 22 1946

From the outset of his career, Eliades Ochoa built his repertoire from Cuban traditional music, in particular son, guarachas, guajiras, and boleros. As a child, he learned to play guitar and tres (an adapted guitar), and also began singing. In 1958 he moved to the city of Santiago and during the following decade, developed a… Continue reading The Life You Give: Eliades Ochoa *VI 22 1946

¡Feliz Cumpleaños, Compay Segundo! 1907

Come and listen to Compay Segundo — November 18 at 7pm EST, as we celebrate him and his music at The Aristipposian Poet, on Clubhouse. Compay Segundo was born as Máximo Francisco Repilado Muñoz Telles on November 18, 1907, in Siboney, Cuba. He was a reputed Trova guitarist, singer, and composer of Cuba. When the… Continue reading ¡Feliz Cumpleaños, Compay Segundo! 1907