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Cuba and Its Music

Student report on the nation's musical heritage in both traditional and popular genres. Includes geographical, political, religious, and historical background.

http://www2.cedarcrest.edu/academic/soc/ccameron/soc215/cuba/cuba.htm

Guantanamera

Lyrics based on a poem by Jose Martí.

http://www.arlo.net/lyrics/guantanamera.shtml

Kamaraco Quintet

Official web site provides fragments of Havana-based group's CD, resumes of the members, information on repetoire, and contact information. [English/Spanish/German]

http://www.kamaraco.com/

The Los Primos Project

Canadian nonprofit facilitates music education, exchanges, and instrument donations in Cuba and in the Maritime Provinces. Includes descriptions of projects and history of performances.

http://www.losprimos.ca/

Send a Piana to Havana

US group sends refurbished pianos to Cuban schools, trains local piano tuners, and provides tools and supplies.

http://www.sendapiana.com/

Sin Palabras

Havana-based group combines techno and timba. Provides biographies of band members, music clips, and tour reports. Primarily in English, with some Spanish, French, Dutch, and German.

http://www.sinpalabras.com/

Timba.com

International group of contributors providing news, links, and samples of all styles of Cuban music. Primarily in English with some Spanish.

http://www.timba.com/

Buena Vista Social Club

Review of Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo, Ruben Gonzalez and the rest of Buena Vista Social Club live in Reykjavik, May 2001, from musicOMH.com.

http://www.musicomh.com/gigs/buena-vista-social-club.htm

Buena Vista Social Club

Concert review from the Art Deco Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles, featuring pianist Ruben Gonzalez and singer Ibrahim Ferrer.

http://www.plume-noire.com/music/live/buenavista.html

Buena Vista Social Club News: Topix.net

News about Buena Vista Social Club continually updated from around the net.

http://www.topix.net/who/buena-vista-social-club