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Last mentioned in Havana : Cuba
Juan Leovigildo Brouwer Mezquida (born March 1, 1939) in Havana, is a Cuban composer, conductor and guitarist. He is the grandson of Cuban composer Ernestina Lecuona Casado.

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      News Source: The New York Times | 1 year ago
    Jofre, the 29-year old master of the bandonen, said one recent afternoon when a visitor to his Harlem apartment asked whether he came to the accordionlike object he was holding by way of another instrument. Drumming, it turned out, was only the
  • Indonesia with a Cuban touch

      News Source: The Jakarta Post | 1 year ago
    As Alfonsa demonstrates the tenun ikat weaving process, the models give a final pose to the accompaniment of Jacob Bullan on the sasando at the Indonesian embassy's recent cultural night in Havana. May has always had historical significance for
  • Chiesa Nuova Presents Spanish and South American Traditional Folk Dances by ...

      News Source: PRWeb | almost 2 years ago
    September 11, 2012

    Artistic Director Robert Hutmacher, O.F.M., of Chiesa Nuova invites music lovers to the return of Sator Duo. After a series of concerts in London, Paolo Castellani and Francesco Di

  • Carlos Barbosa-Lima

      News Source: Moreover Silicon Valley | over 2 years ago
    Barbosa-Lima recalls that his father (Manuel Carlos) had hired a music instructor to teach him how to play the guitar. The guitar lessons were then transferred from the father to the son, and the child became known in the neighborhood as a prodigy.
  • Kings of the Dance live up to their lofty title

      News Source: The Orange County Register | almost 3 years ago
    Kings of the Dance 2011," one of the highlights of the Segerstrom Center's 25th-anniversary season, is a guilty pleasure. Since its inception in 2006, this evening of bravura dancing has celebrated the beauty, power and sheer kinesthetic thrill of
  • Charles Lloyd / Maria Farantouri: Athens Concert

      News Source: All About Jazz | almost 3 years ago
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      News Source: Miami Herald | almost 3 years ago
    Pablo Milanes in concert When: 8 p.m...He also criticized the caste system the government maintains, its discrimination against blacks and the Cuban media's self-censorship. Yet, in spite of it all, he said he remains faithful to the socialist system
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      News Source: Fort Worth Star Telegram | almost 3 years ago
    The Fort Worth Guitar Guild's second festival program offered soloist Jeffery McFadden and a duo, John Huston and Richard Todd. McFadden gave a low-key but technically pristine performance. He used music, which always causes some distracting

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