>Callejón de Hamel. Where Art & Santeria Mix

Escalona121I met and interviewed Cuba’s most famous artist, Salvador Gonzaléz Escalona on my recent trip to Havana. Callejón de Hamel is Sr. Escalona’s turf for more than 30 years. A multi block alleyway of art, music and Santeria that has to be seen to be believed.

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Septeto Santiaguero Wins Latin Grammy

Septeto-Santiaguero 2015 Latin Grammy Winners

The 2015 Latin Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Album was awarded to Septeto Santiaguero and Dominican singer José Alberto “El Canario”. Septeto Santiaguero are from Santiago de Cuba. The CD is a tribute to Los Compadres, one of the…