Equis Alfonso Finished european tour
The Cuban singer and composer Equis Alfonso returned to Cuba after a successful European tour where he performed next to The Who, Bjork, and John Legend announced this Monday, in Havana, sources of his group.
Alfonso, 35 years old was one from the guests to the International Festival Roskilde Cosmopol Stage, in Denmark, where also participated the saxophonist Maceo Parker and the groups Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Gipsy Kids and Living Colour Band.
Also in the Festate 2007, of Switzerland; the Latin American Festival of Milan, Italy, and the Lent Festival Maribor of Slovenia, in which he interpreted songs of his disk Revoluxion that will hit the market next September.
The tour began last June 21 at the Greece Music Day Syntagma Square, of Athens, Greece.
Alfonso is considered by specialists one of the greatest promises of the new Cuban music. Co-author of the soundtrack for the film Habana Blues, of the Spanish director Benito Zambrano, he began his career as member of the group Synthesis.
With that movie he won the Award Revelation, of the Academy of Music of Spain, highlights Prensa Latina.
In 2000 he debuted as a solo singer with the CD Real World which won him four nominations to the Latin Grammy. Among his most successful songs appear Havana (8:00 p.m.), Barking Dog and Its Leaving Us.