Music in Las Tunas, Cuba Music in Las Tunas is mainly characterized by its peasant traditions that have their greatest representation in the Cucalambeana Event:Cuban event par excellence which stands out among Cuba’s rural traditions. It’s a national country party that takes place every year amidst an ambiance of poetic improvisation, with dance, music, plastic arts and culinary art. Tel. (53) 31347380 Read More... Barbarito Diez Popular Music Festival It is celebrated in Las Tunas City and in the Municipality of Manatí. It includes a theoretical event, galas with renowned Cuban musicians, dances with orchestras and Cuban organ music as well as the theoretical-practical dance workshop to teach danzon and chachacha dances. This Festival is a permanent tribute to our culture, and a reminder of its great exponents that like the so called Prince of the Danzon,Barbarito Diez, who gave Cuban music fame worldwide, defying the passage of time.For more information: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Popular Musicians from Las Tunas Emiliano Salvador Great tunero musician that revolutionized the way of playing piano in Latin Jazz. Many people consider him a pianist of pianists, since its mastery established a unique way of making music. He has become a legend, not only among Cubans, but in the entire world of Afrocaribbean music and in the genre he chose: the Latin Jazz. Barbarito Diez Junco This tunero singer is known as The Voice of Danzon. His beautiful and refined tenor voice made him famous in Cuba and many other countries of the world. He recorded a big number of records containing treasures of the Cuban musical repertory throughout his 58 year long career. He worked in cabarets, theatres, balls, radio and television; traveled to countries if America, Europe and to the U.S. as well; he never learned the theoretical fundamentals of the musical art, but this didn’t stop him to defend danzon, an authentic Cuban genre.