Artist Details

Alex Cuba

Biography

Singer-songwriter Alex Cuba hails from Artemisa, Cuba and resides in Smithers, B.C. (14 hours north of Vancouver). Musically, he lives everywhere in between. His trademark sugarcane-sweet melodies, pop-soul hooks and rock chords subtly subvert commo... more

press

"...a Cuban-Canadian with a 1960s fashion sense and a hollow-body guitar. He led a trio in songs that have affectionate lyrics and genial, lilting grooves that can be as much Brazilian as Cuban. His voice was suave, while his guitar leads had a hint of bluesy bite that he would do well to cultivate. Then again, his label (Caracol, which released his album "Agua del Pozo" last year) might not mind if he turned into a Cuban John Mayer. - Jon Pareles" — New York Times

"Roaring with rock guitar licks, underpinned by a lacy and oblique but steely Cuban rhythmic structure, Alex Cuba's music supplied proverbial tropical heat in thrillingly unexpected ways - Jordan Levin" — Miami Herald

"He's like Marvin Gaye, singing soul to a new generation..." — Boston Globe

Releases

Alex Cuba

Album    info | buy
Released On: Jun 08, 2010
Released By: Caracol Records

DJ Sampler

Digital    info
Released On: May 24, 2010
Released By: Caracol Records

Agua Del Pozo

CD    info | buy
Released On: Sep 22, 2009
Released By: Caracol Records

Agua Del Pozo Album Sampler

Digital    info
Released On: Sep 16, 2009
Released By: Caracol Records