Compay Segundo

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    A Tropical Evening With Buena Vista Social Club

    El Social Club de Buena Vista, or the Buena Vista Social Club, is a collection of the best representatives of Cuban music ever to be exported from the island nation 90 miles south of Florida. Back in the year 2000, a documentary following guitarist Ry Cooder into Cuba won an Academy Award, exposing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    The Rocks Off 100: Lunaface's Hector Del Valle, Concert Promoter Extraordinaire

    If you have ever attended an old-school or underground rap concert in Houston, chances are that Hector Del Valle has been the mastermind behind the show. By keeping his ear to the streets and booking artists on the cusp of blowing up, or choosing former greats who can still pack a venue given the ch ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2010

    Omara Portuondo

    Cuba's first lady of song celebrates her 80th birthday with the world

  • Calendar

    June 10, 2010

    Buena Vista Social Club

    The film that jump-started a return to the limelight by Rubén Gonzáles and Compay Segundo left one huge question unanswered: Why weren't they onstage for the last 50 years?

  • Music

    April 12, 2007

    Classic Cuban CDs

    Reissues of six classic Cuban CDs

  • Music

    January 1, 2004

    Rock Death in 2003

    Exhuming and scoring last year's pop-music demises

  • Music

    July 19, 2001

    Rick Treviño

    Mi Son (Vanguard)

  • Music

    June 28, 2001


    "The Big E" isn't your typical DJ