Casa De Trova (Cuba 50's)
Alejandro Enis Almenares Born in Santiago de Cuba 24th May 1937 is perhaps the last of the Troubadours of the golden age of Trova in Cuba.
As a composer he has written over several hundred songs including "Mueve la cintura mulata" used in the film "Pecado Original". starring Antonio Banderas called and currently in the film "secret sharer" The same song was also interpreted by Omara Portuondo."
Now 76 years old, he lives in Santiago de Cuba and still plays on a daily basis along with Eliades Ochoa and others in the Casa De Trova.
Casa the Trova is some of the songs written by his father and himself during some 150 years of joint life and for the first time his music has been recorded in the form of a full CD.
Alejandro Almenares was born on May 24, 1937, in the city of Santiago de Cuba into the humble family of Julia and Angel Sanchez Almenares. His father was the founder of "La Casa De Trova" alongside Virgil Palay and was one of the greatest troubadours in Cuba. In an informal chat over lunch he tel more