Music

Celia Cruz Quater

Submitted by ub on Tue, 02/07/2023 - 20:42
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Cuban singer songwriter and superstar celebrity Celia Cruz makes history as first Afro Latina visage to appear on the US quarter.

Cruz died in 2003, and was selected by the United States Mint to be one of the five honorees in the 2024 American Women Quarters Program.

The American Women Quarters Program is a four-year initiative that honors the achievements and services of American women. The U.S. Mint is releasing up to five new designs each year; they began in 2022 and will continue through 2025.

Meet Cuban Pete

Submitted by ub on Thu, 02/02/2023 - 09:39
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On I Love Lucy she wants to be in Ricky's cabaret show and auditions, but there is one condition, Lucy must fit into a tight dress.

GLORIA

Submitted by ub on Sat, 01/28/2023 - 13:18
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Gloria Estefan is a Cuban American singer, songwriter, and the first Latina to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Miami Superstar, and fellow student of our alma mater aka #SuntanU - University alumna who will be inducted into the organization—along with six other artists—at its annual ceremony in June in New York City.

Mozart's Birthday

Submitted by ub on Sat, 01/28/2023 - 05:46
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Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptized as Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart.

He was a prolific and influential composer and music maestro.

Birth: 27 January 1756

Death: 5 December 1791

"Be silent, if you choose, but when it is necessary, speak—and speak in such a way that people will remember it."

- Mozart

To celebrate my sweetheart and his birthday, I purchased a bottle of MOZART Chocolate Liquor and it is delicious. 

RIP David Crosby

Submitted by ub on Fri, 01/20/2023 - 09:04
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As a young rock fan, I recall going to a record store and asking for CSN. The clerk said Bing Crosby is there, but I don’t know the others.

Singer-songwriter David Crosby dead at 81. Crosby, Stills & Nash's eponymous debut album marks the point where rock music transitioned from the heady explorations of the 1960s

Legendary singer-songwriter of The Byrds, Crosby, Stills and Nash and CSNY died last night and those who know him best fear it may have been drug abuse after many years.  https://davidcrosby.com/

RIP Jeff Beck

Submitted by ub on Fri, 01/13/2023 - 09:59
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Geoffrey Arnold Beck was an English guitarist who rose to prominence as a member of the rock band The Yardbirds,

Afterward, Beck founded and fronted The Jeff Beck Group and Beck, Bogert & Appice. We were asking our readers about the best guitarist when we heard about Beck’s unexpected death from meningitis.

What is bacterial meningitis, the illness that killed Jeff Beck? https://www.cnn.com/2023/01/12/health/bacterial-meningitis-explained-we…

Curious About George

Submitted by ub on Thu, 01/12/2023 - 05:10
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Is anyone else curious about a fictional George who managed to dupe American voters and is hiding inside Congress in plain sight?

George Anthony Devolder Santos is the United States representative for New York's 3rd congressional district, covering part of northern Nassau County on Long Island and northeast Queens.

Afro-Cuban Jazz

Submitted by ub on Wed, 01/11/2023 - 21:17
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75 Years Ago, Latin Jazz Fusion Evolution was born and it is an offspring that will continue  more powerfully 

Best Axe Player?

Submitted by ub on Wed, 01/11/2023 - 14:31

Which one of these two guitarists would you vote for as the best electric guitarist player and for what reasons would you mention?

An axe, or electric guitar requires external amplification in order to be heard at typical performance volumes, unlike any standard acoustic one.