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I was honored to see Zucchero perform at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame several years ago thanks to the generosity of one of our members. It was amazing. Catch this web telecast if you can. Details on web link - don't ask me cause I haven't a clue.
RAI 2 ON THE CONCERT SPECIAL "THE CUBAN SESION"
SUGAR LIVE IN CUBA
TUESDAY 'January 8, 2013 - PRIME TIME
A gift for the new year that the singer Zucchero dedicated to the public RAI 2. Tuesday, January 8, at 21:00 on Rai 2, airs exclusive concert event "La Cubana Sesión", which was held on December 8 at the Institute Superior de Arte in Havana in Cuba before 70 thousand people.
Sugar , the gig at ' Havana , I dreamed of for so many years there was already thinking after the historic show "Live At The Kremlin" 8 December 1990. A great celebration of music that required six months of preparation and significant costs, but rewarded by numerous public and exuberant.
From " Guantanamera " (unofficial anthem of the country sung in chorus by 70 thousand entries) to its great success, the show documents the great triumph of the music of sugar, which is able to dance to Cuba for the show were used audio lights and an extraordinary scene: two "santere" that rolled cigars on the sides of the stage, as guardian angels Cubans, in the background a silhouette of a giant American cars of the '50s who roam the streets of the city, three singers in costume Caribbean and much more.
In two and a half hours of great music singer cheese and his orchestra of 22 elements give rise to an explosive mix of music, consisting of four horns, five percussionists, two batteries, bass, two electric guitars, acoustic guitar and tres (tool stringed Cuban), keyboards on some tracks and even a string section.
The concert opens with the voiceover Sugar reciting the poem "La rosa blanca" of Jose Marti, Cuban poet and philosopher, considered the father of the nation, followed by an extraordinary version of "Baila".
"Ave Maria no morro" is dedicated to Santiago city in the south of the island devastated dal'uragano Sandy. In the text of "Spicinfrin Boy" popping the words of "Instant Karma" by John Lennon on the anniversary of his death.