Musica Cubana (2004)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography  |   Run Time - 88 min.  |   Countries - Cuba, Germany  |  
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The stories of traditional and modern Cuban music merge in this documentary detailing Buena Vista Social Club star Pio Leiva and Havana taxi driver Bárbaro's efforts to assemble a band featuring some of the most talented young musicians in the Caribbean island country. As the band comes together under the direction of the Maestro, the viewer gets to gains a better understanding of the role that traditional music has played in each of the musician's lives, and hear firsthand accounts about what it means to live in the Havana of the 21st Century.