Cuban records of the year 2017 (chosen by the critics)
The following list of best Cuban albums of the year 2017 is not presented in order of relevance, only corresponds to the selection made by a group of critics, journalists, music lovers, and musicians.
Pedro de la Hoz, Juanito Camacho, Emir García Meralla, Agapito Martínez, Rafael Berlanga, Yansert Fraga, Carmen Souto, Rogelio Ramos, Lourdes G. Boreau, Darsi Fernandez, Marcel Lueiro and Rafa G. Escalona participated in the preparation of this list.
Raíz, Septeto Santiaguero (Egrem, 2017)
DNA, Alain Pérez (Egrem, 2017)
Cubafonía, Daymé Arocena (Brownswood Recordings, 2017)
Latest news, Yissy García & Bandancha (Egrem, 2017)
Real Project, Real Project (Egrem, 2017)
Manual words, Danay Suárez (Universal Music Latin, 2017)
Ash, Ibeyi (XL Recordings, 2017)
Pa that you are soothing, Toques del Río (Egrem, 2017)
Survivor, Good Faith (Egrem, 2017)
Love, Haydée Milanés a duet with Pablo Milanés (Bis Music, 2017)
Confessions of a castaway, Strange heart (Bis Music, 2017)
Other albums in 2017 that have “their own thing:”
Ambidextrous, Yomil and El Dany
Down the path. Live at Jamboree, Mane Ferret
Terapia, Cimafunk (independent)
Women in the rumba, Team Cuba of the Rumba (Egrem, 2017)
Afrorazones, VVAA (Guámpara Music, 2017)
Diablito Baila, Alejandro Vargas' Trio (SGAE Foundation, 2017)
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