BY ROXANA CONSUEGRA / PHOTOS: COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JOSÉ (TITO) MERIÑO
For César (Pupy) Pedroso, choosing music as a career path was not a difficult decision. Grandson of Julio Pedroso, flutist of the Orquesta Cuba, and son of César (Nene) Pedroso, pianist of many groups, among them the Orquesta Sensación, his life developed from the beginning among harmonies, compositions and tumbaos.
By Roxana Consuegra, Photos: courtesy of Néstor Martí
Conveying emotions, breaking through mental inertia and stimulating reflective exercise are maxims of Néstor Martí’s artistic career. Capturing the essence of Havana, her eclecticism; her history wrapped in facades, motifs, walls and cobblestones, the energy of her people, her unique smell and sounds, is another leitmotif for the architect.
Under its umbrella, the agricultural entities in the Cuban province of Ciego de Avila began its way towards exports, which implies a great challenge for the Empresa Agroindustrial Ceballos, settled in the fertile plain of Avila, which produces abundant fruits and vegetables that have been gradually gaining space in the national and foreign markets.
By Roxana Consuegra, Photos: courtesy of Alexander Abreu
Not many know that the real beginnings of Alexander Abreu within the universal language, music, were as a singer. While he began studying as a trumpeter at 10 years old, he had already begun singing in his native city of Cienfuegos, in the choral group “Los chicuelos del mar”. At only 11 years old he joined this group directed by teacher Rosa Campo, who he remembers as an incredible woman.