Music for the soul

Music is central to Cuban identity. there are so many ranges of Cuban music pulsing through the city. You can begin to explore what you will Hear with us right here. We recommend you listen to these playlists start to finish, like a record.


Traditional Cuban Music

This is a collection of Cuban traditional music. You will hear many different rhythms such as Mambo, Cha Cha Cha, Bolero, Canción and Son (the precursor to Salsa).


Ven y Baila

This list is full of Cuban Salsa. Alexander Abrau and his band Havana D’Primera feature prominently as do other contemporary salsa bands such as Los Van Van.



Trovadores are Singer/Songwriters who use lyrics and wordplay to talk about life and issues in culture just as much as the more common themes of love. Lesser known outside of Cuba, these artists are central to Cuban culture and identity.