Diana Fuentes

Havana, Cuba

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Biography

Singer-songwriter Diana Fuentes is a leader within the flourishing generation of performers and musicians in Cuba. Her second album, Planeta Planetario, that was a joint artistic collaboration with renowned Puerto Rican musician and producer, Eduardo Cabra (Visitante), member of Calle 13 has been be an important step for Diana Fuentes to gain recognition internationally.  After graduating from the Conservatory, Diana enrolled at the Escuela Nacional de Arte. In 2001she joined the  Afro-Cuban fusion band, Si­ntesis, who was nominated to  a Latin Grammy in 2002 for the album Habana Flor De Piel and then collaborated with musicians like X Alfonso, Carlos Varela, Omara Portuondo, Pablo Milanes, Juan Manuel Serrat among others…

How we met:

We met Diana Fuentes while recording and filming “Guantanamera” around the world with Jackson Browne in Havana, Cuba.  She was performing in a band with legendary Cuban musician, Carlos Varela, and once we heard her sing we knew we needed to add her soulful voice to our song around the world

Hometown

Havana, Cuba

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