The Cuban jazz temple

As in the olden days, when jazz was played in the New Orleans underworld, in a centrally located basement named La Zorra y el Cuervo (The Fox and the Crow) on 23rd Street in Havana’s Vedado neighborhood, music emerges at dawn.

While on the surface most of the city sleeps and the streets are deserted, in that Cuban temple of jazz you begin to hear the improvised melodies and notes played masterfully by some of the most established and the novice talents of Cuban music.

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