Playing Castro's Tune

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Stephen Evans examines the links between Cuba's music and the 1959 revolution.

Stephen Evans travels to Cuba to look for the links between the country's music, its revolution and the impact that socio-political and social changes have had on the music and musicians' lives.

He also meets Cuban exiles in Miami to find out how a common musical heritage which was split after the 1959 revolution has developed differently.

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Stephen Evans visits Cuba to look at the way the revolution impacted on Cuban music.

Stephen Evans travels to Cuba to look for the links between the country's music, its revolution and the impact that socio-political and social changes have had on the music and musicians' lives.

Cuba's musicians are one of the few sources for bringing in much-needed foreign currency to the ailing economy, but is the pressure placed on them detrimental to Cuban culture?

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Is the economic pressure placed on Cuban musicians detrimental to the national culture?

Stephen Evans travels to Cuba to look for the links between the country's music, its revolution and the impact that socio-political and social changes have had on the music and musicians' lives.

Cuba's musicians are one of the few sources for bringing in much-needed foreign currency to the ailing economy, but is the pressure placed on them detrimental to Cuban culture?