Though raised in Artemisa, an hour outside of Havana, Alex Cuba’s artistry is as far-flung as the
place he has settled and lived for over fifteen years: Smithers, BC, 14 hours north of Vancouver. His
music at once incorporates his roots and is a unique amalgam of styles, having collaborated with
artists ranging from Jason Mraz to Ron Sexsmith and Nelly Furtado; and bringing together
melodies, popsoul hooks and rock chords in songs that may seem to bear little resemblance to
traditional Cuban form.
A forward-thinking, indie-minded artist, Alex has amassed a steadily growing following among
critics and fans. With over 20 awards and nominations to his name, including 4 Latin Grammys and
two Junos Awards and three Grammy nominations.
Alex carries his Cuba within, incorporating subtle jazz influences, gained from his early years as a
bass player in Cuba, and tasteful, sophisticated chords and lyrics expressing his poetry in an
undeniably Cuban way. His growing body of work defines a unique musical place in the Latin
Building on the 2017 Grammy nominated release Lo Unico Constante with its back to roots
introspection, his new collection of songs will be released in September 2019, including 6 featuring’s
with Latin American singers and songwriters. Alex joined with Toronto based engineer, John Bailey to
record in Gibson’s BC at The Farm Studio.
A decision to record all the instruments came to Alex Cuba years ago when the making demos for new
songs and wanting to share that undeniable personal sound. A series of singles will be released
leading up the album release, the first on February 22nd, titled, Yo No Sé. Followed by Dividido, the
first duet to be released featuring Silvana Estrada on March 22nd.