1. Buena Vista Social Club's Ruben Gonzalez: Watch Unreleased Footage of Late Cuban Piano Legend

    June 08, 2017 11:00 AM EDT Ruben Gonzalez, the Cuban pianist brought to new fame as part of the Buena Vista Social Club in the late '90s, has been gone for 14 years. But the late legend lives again on the upcoming expanded release of Introducing...Ruben Gonzalez , his 1997 "comeback" album. The set,…

  2. Six New Albums (and One Reissue) of Ageless Cuban Music

    May 26, 2017 11:28 AM EDT Cuban veterans and young talents make the old new again. Here are seven summer-ready albums. A new documentary about Cuban group Buena Vista Social Club is one more testimony to the ageless appeal of classic Cuban music. To capitalize on renewed interest the film could bring, World Circuit,…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - For the first time in its 60-year history, Cuban state-owned record company Egrem gets an international launch. Egrem enters the U.K. market with 10 CDs released through a deal with Beckenham, 2004 - For the first time in its 60-year history, Cuban state-owned record company Egrem gets…

  4. This Day in Music

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - For the first time in its 60-year history, Cuban state-owned record company Egrem gets an international launch. Egrem enters the U.K. market with 10 CDs released through a deal with Beckenham, 2004 - For the first time in its 60-year history, Cuban state-owned record company Egrem gets…

  5. Buena Vista Social Club's Oramas Dies At 95

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Cuban musician Faustino Oramas, adored for his saucy ballads and one of the last remaining stars behind the acclaimed "Buena Vista Social Club" album, died today (March 27) at age 95, Cuban state radi Cuban musician Faustino Oramas, adored for his saucy ballads and one of the last…

  6. Cuban Pianist Ruben Gonzalez Dies

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cuban pianist Ruben Gonzalez, who gained fame playing with the Buena Vista Social Club in recent years, died yesterday (Dec. 8) in his Havana home, his wife Eneida Lima said. He was 84. Cuban pianist Ruben Gonzalez, who gained fame playing with the Buena Vista Social Club in recent years,…