Jorge Drexler will sing in Havana
- Submitted by: Camila
- Arts and Culture
- 03 / 21 / 2015
The Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler and other artists from Spain, Puerto Rico and Argentina will perform at the IV Meeting of Popular Voices to be held in Havana from September 28 to October 4, organizers reported on Friday.
The Cuban composer and singer, Algeria Fragoso, president of the musical event, announced that this new edition will participate 36 guests, including Drexler, who was first presented at the island on October 3 at the Mella Theater, accompanied by his band.
Jorge Drexler, who won an Academy Award for best original song with its theme Across the river in 2005, living in Spain since 1995.
In April 2014 he brought out in April his latest album titled Dancing in the cave, in collaboration with Caetano Veloso, Bomba Estereo, Ana Tijoux, Eduardo Cabra (Visitante, Calle 13), among other musicians.
His compositions are performed by singers like the Spanish Ana Belen, Victor Manuel and Rosario Flores, the Cuban Pablo Milanes, Jaime Roos Uruguay, Argentina's Adriana Varela and Brazilian Maria Rita.
The next Meeting of Popular Voices is also provided for the presentation of Puerto Rican singer Andy Montañez, who will present a record of boleros in tribute to the late Cuban singer of that genre, Fernando Alvarez, the Argentine Jorge Guliano and Mariano Pini, and Spanish Ladies on Fire project.