Havana, Sep 5.- Cuban pianist and composer Harold López- Nussa promotes his most recent album I told you so, available on digital platforms, which brings together 11 songs, including collaborations with Randy Malcom , Kelvis Ochoa and Cimafunk .
The record production, recorded in the quartet format with the musicians Mayquel González (trumpet), Julio César González (bass) and his brother Ruy Adrián López- Nussa (drums), fuses island sounds such as songo, mozambique , jazz and reggaeton.
The participation of the French accordionist and singer Vincent Peirani stands out in the instrumental song Windmills of your mind , by Michel Legrand , a piece that pays tribute to the composer who died in 2019, whose inclusion has been highlighted by specialized media such as Jazz Times, Fip and Jazziz magazines .
The album is accompanied by the video clips, Jocosa Guajira , I told you so and Jazz Ton , which are widely disseminated on social networks, where the Cuban instrumentalist organized a challenge to join other musicians; call to which the emblematic pianist Chucho Valdés responded.
The album is completed by the singles Habana without sheets, Lila's mambo, Timbeando, Sobre el atelier, One day in November by maestro Leo Brower, Van Van meets New Orleans and his version of El buey cansao , a reverence to the legacy of the well-known Cuban Machinery.
The Mack Avenue Records platform hosted the total release of I told you so, which demonstrates the artistic legacy of López- Nussa, considered one of the most outstanding pianists of his generation and descendant of a prolific family branch that distinguishes the music of Cuba. (Text and photo: PL)