Cuban New Sound

The Nacional Public Radio of America (NPR) name her a Cuban new sound. Eme has the ability to merge the sounds of the island with other globally known genres and get its own result in a very refreshing way. She comes from a renowned family of Cuban musicians and started musical studies at a very early age. She has travelled all around the world as a member of Síntesis, the band with which she was nominated for a Latin Grammy and shared the stage with artists such as Chucho Valdés, Omara Portuondo, Fito Páez, Ray Lema, etc...



BBC World Service

Interview at Global Beats

Cuban Overture

Cuba has an astonishing new generation of experimental musicians, eager to be heard by the wider world. Gilles Peterson travels to Havana to uncover its diverse new music scene, including hip hop, jazz, fusionand son. 

Cuba is poised for enormous change, following a series of discussions between Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro. Both countries are re-opening embassies in each other’s capitals. But what effect will this have on its musicians? While Cuban artists are finding it easier to tour, making music in Cuba remains difficult. A high-speed internet service is not yet widely available, so records from the US and Europe are exchanged on USB sticks.



Porter Magazine of New York

Edition dedicated to Cuba by New York Porter Magazine

Mikael Jansson (Photographer), George Cortina (Fashion Editor/Stylist), Zan Ludlum (Casting Director)



Cover in Suneacubano magazine Vol.3

Eme Alfonso stands out as one of the most important contemporary creators of her native country, She  always concern to reconnect with her own culture roots and what define today the Cuban identity. This preoccupation and constant effort to claim and show the permanence of our ancestors, is determined in her genetics. On the defense of that beautiful family legacy and her assumptions as daughter, wife and Cuban artist, she spoke with Suenacubano.


Juventud Rebelde

The World Music surrenders to Havana

Havana World Music aims to promote cultural diversity through music. Its organizers have been trying since 2014 to show an ambitious event where different views are combined and make Havana an square to become essential for artists from other regions.


Go Madrid magazine

Cover November 2014



Tinta negra


Eme Alfonso (Havana, 1986) has covered a long artistic career in Cuba despite having only 28 years. For a year and a half ago, this Caribbean girl is trying to resonate in jazz festivals in Europe. Established in Madrid, particularly in Lavapies that brings you flavors of Old Havana despite being orphaned of sea, Eme has become a regular on the music scene in this city.

Economic América Magazine

“Coffee of art”

It happens these days in Madrid and much more often than you might think. Often the perfect conditions to enjoy music exist: a small club, great musicians and leading an international star like Eme Alfonso. Latin jazz fans in the capital of Spain take a few months to enjoy her the presence.


Boss Cannel Blog

“Expressiveness in the musical miscegenation”

The inspiration comes from the emotion behind each person, the inspiration is the basis of music, without inspiration there is no live music, music always need stories to combine the perfect truth, when you live your emotions you have be surrounded and be transported where your needs take you.