Cuban Music Band Sintesis Celebrates 40 Anniversary

Havana, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) One of the emblematic and contemporary Cuban music bands, Sintesis, celebrates today four decades of career with a concert in which the group will review his works, influenced by jazz, rock and Afro-Cuban rhythms.

La Plaza de la Catedral (the Cathedral Square) in Havana will be the scene of the show to which the diva of Buena Vista Social Club, Omara Portuondo, and singer-songwriter Silvio Rodriguez, one of the members of Cuba’s Nueva Trova Movement, will participate as guests.

Composer and pianist, Jose Maria Vitier, who was a member of Sintesis in its beginnings; Cuban saxophonist, Cesar Lopez; flutist, Niurka Gonzalez; and singer-songwriter Amaury Perez, among several artists, will also participate in the concert.

According to Cuban musicologist and researcher, Neris Gonzalez Bello, Sintesis has become a school and one of the main exponents in the work of fusion between modern and traditional sounds, where rock, folk music and jazz have been essential references.

Sintesis’ discography includes 13 albums and several of them have won prizes such as Egrem, Cubadisco and a nomination to the Latin Grammy Award in 2002.


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