Grammy.com - 01/10/2021
On Tuesday, Sept. 28, GRAMMY.com will premiere its latest digital series: Global Spin, a performance series spotlighting artists from around the world. Each episode of Global Spin will feature a performance from a notable artist or group and will celebrate both the creators and their home countries.
NPR - 29/09/2021
As you gaze into the space where Cuban vocalist Eme Alfonso performs her Tiny Desk (home) concert, you enter a place where music becomes a spiritual language. So much of her history and music is centered around the Afro-Cuban spiritual practice that some know as santería.
Vistar Magazine - 21/11/2019
“Libre” Eme Alfonso´s video, made by the designers Raupa, Mola and Nelson Ponce, is the most nominated for the Lucas 2019 Awards, with 11 nominations, including Video of the Year.
Cubadebate - 25/08/2019
Four nights of good music in one of the most important tourist places in Cuba has promised the Josone International Festival.
One of the special guests was Eme Alfonso, Cuban singer and songwriter, who takes her roots to combine them with electronic sounds, percussion of the world and Afro-Cuban legends.
Celebrating creativity and diversity, from new innovative talents to established teachers, from innovation to tradition, and from acoustic to electronic. Showcases highlight every year more than 60 acts from around the world.
Celebrating creativity and diversity, from ground-breaking new talents to established maestros, from innovation to tradition, and from acoustic to electronic. The Showcase concerts spotlight more than 60 acts from around the globe every year.
Eme Alfonso, is a Cuban singer-songwriter, uses her roots to combine them with electronic sounds, world percussion and Afro-Cuban legends. The American NPR and the British BBC identified her as “A promise of Latin music.” On August 8 and 11, Eme will perform in the San Francisco City with Preservation Hall Jazz Band
The Cuban singer and songwriter Eme Alfonso takes her roots combined with electronic sounds, percussions of the world and Afro-Cuban rhythms, to Portugal on a tour entitled Voy Tour, which began on Thursday 20th and will run until June 23.
This Friday, June 21, at 10 pm, in Jardim Pescador Olhanense, Olhão Municipality welcomes the summer with the holding of an unlikely event: the Summer Solstice Concert, which will be attended by the Orchestra Portuguese Philharmonic and Cuban singer Eme Alfonso.
Eme Alfonso is singer-songwriter from Cuba who’s channeling her family’s musical past. She’s taking Afro-Cuban sounds into the digital age. Marco Werman speaks to Eme Alfonso about her parents’ music and songs from her new album, “Voy.”
From March 8, the South by Southwest festival, which will run until the 17th, will feature Cimafunk and Emonso Alfonso among his performances.
Now with her third album Voy due to be released in the U.S., Eme plunges deep into soul, funk, jazz, and afro-Cuban sounds. The new album was recorded in both Cuba and Brazil and produced by the renowned Brazilian producer, Alê Siqueira. The title track “Voy” is a gorgeous song about willpower, the future, perseverance and firm thinking.
Let’s play those ten songs that make up Voy, disco-marvel of Eme Alfonso. Where does it take them? If the journey is through the senses, the experience of many of you may be different.