Havana Cultura: New Cuba Sound
Two CD release. Featuring the work of over 20 musicians and artists recorded across 28 tracks, this double disc album is a celebration of Cuba's freshest musical talent from Latin, Afro Jazz and Fusion to Hip Hop, Funk, Reggaeton and R&B. Disc One consists of brand new recordings produced by Gilles Peterson jointly with Roberto Fonseca and Vince Vella. Fans of Cuban music will also recognize a handful of traditional Cuban classics such as 'Chekere Son', which have been carefully re-imagined and re-recorded. Disc Two features tracks from Gilles' favorite new discoveries. New talent such as vocalist Danay (described by Gilles as 'Cuba's Jill Scott') and Doble Filo, in addition to international award-winning artists such as rapper Kumar and pianist Roberto Fonseca.