by Pavel Urquiza and Yusa
A medium tempo Jazz / Trova. La Partida' or 'The farewell' is an irresistible blend of jazz with Latin feels by Cuba's new star Yusa.Heading: mid-tempo theme, using guitar, drums, gowns, piano, bass and soprano sax. Mix chacarera rhythms and touches of bata Yemaya here as representing the deity of the sea, protector of Cuban waters. The song tells the story of a couple that has just started and where it always shows the time as another character because it is who will mark the only time that this couple will have ... in this case part of the road ahead will always be the boardwalk and where the important thing will be to reach that place where lovers come together with the despair of love that is just beginning and starts from the ladder to open the door once delivered to the wildness and passion of love.
Yusa's albums marked her out as a new jewel as in Cuba's musical crown. "The rish sultriness of Yusa's luscious voice allies her with Brazil's new samba singers, but has also led to comparisons with Tracy Chapman, while her harmonic explorations cnjure Cassandra Wilson", Sue Stewart (Songlines) The more
Listening to the bitter-sweet lyrics of new Cuban singer Yusa and the simple sophistication of her music one knows one is finally hearing 21st century Cuba her cutting-edge songs map the contemporary emotional lives of urban Havana fused inside her music are traces from further afield from iconoclas more
"Listening to the bitter-sweet lyrics of new Cuban singer YUSA and the simple sophistication of her music one knows one is finally hearing 21st century Cuba. Her cutting-edge songs map the contemporary emotional lives of urban Havana. Fused inside her music are traces from further afield, from iconc more