Noche Cubana: Estrella Acosta & Carlitos Irarragorri at Theatre De Roode Bioscoop
Estrella Acosta uploaded this event on August 15, 2019
Wed, August 28, 2019
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Noche Cubana with special guest from Cuba, Carlos Irarragorri on tres guitar.
Estrella Acosta presents a night of bolero, trova and son, in an intimate setting that will transport the audience to a club in the Havana of the 1950’s. This was a decade when the city was full of small music venues and great musicians that composed some of the most beautiful, heartfelt romantic songs.
The Cuban bolero, which originated from the trova in eastern Cuba, developed by ways of ‘trovadores’ who roamed the cities singing and playing guitar. Later on the bolero fused with other Cuban rhythms into bolero-son, bolero-cha, and bolero-mambo, and it was also influenced by jazz, which led to the filin-movement, influenced by American ballads with their more complex harmonies. During this concert, they will not only play bolero but also it’s predecessor the trova, and of course they will include the style called son which is at the heart of all dancing music....