Video: Cuba Feliz – A Trip Through Cuba

24 March 2013Jazz on the Tube


A masterpiece of documentary film making by French writer/director/cinematographer Karim Dridi.


Seventy-six-year-old Cuban street musician Miguel Del Morales, known as El Gallo (The Rooster), travels around Cuba with his guitar, making music in the homes of friends, in bars, and on street corners, in courtyards and stairwells. His rich voice, colored by a lifetime of cigarettes and rum, weathered by the sun and rain, bespeaks the joys and sufferings of his countrymen. An urban troubadour, Del Morales has been called “a living memory of Cuban bolero.” — Internet Movie Database

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