Today in Cuban music: Habana Dreams

The Pedrito Martinez Group released Habana Dreams today, their much-anticipated album recorded entirely in Havana, Cuba. 

The album features a collection of Latin artists, including Descemer Bueno, Ruben Blades, Isaac Delgado, and Roman Diaz.

The Pedrito Martinez Group’s first studio album was nominated for a Grammy and features special guests, Wynton Marsalis, John Scofield and Steve Gadd. The album was chosen among NPR’s Favorite Albums of 2013 and The Boston Globe Critics Top Ten Albums of 2013. Before leading this band, Martinez was a founding member of the popular Afro-Cuban band Yerba Buena. 

Preview a few of the songs below and then download the album at iTunes or Amazon.

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