Move over Valdes's and Rubalcaba's. There's a new royal family of Cuban musicians in the works. Here's a stunning Latin jazz release by Cuban pianist extraordinaire Harold Lopez-Nussa, nephew of acclaimed pianist Ernan Lopez-Nussa. Lopez-Nussa performs material from Jobim, Miguel Matamoros, Pablo Milanes, Santiago Felu, Cesar Portillo, Silvio Rodriguez, Cervantes and others. With Ruy Adrian Lopez-Nussa (a brother), Nestor G. Del Prado Fernandez, Yandy Martinez Gonzalez, guests Ernan Lopez-Nussa, Yaroldy Abreu and many others.
Mafias, prostitution, violence, drugs and money laundering provide the background for the story of Raúl and Valentín, two brothers with very different lives: Raúl is a violent policeman faced with disciplinary proceeding for brutality who is one of the targets of ETA and prostitution mafias. Valentín, his brother, suffers from an intellectual handicap and is in love with one of the prostitutes from the roadside bordello where he works as the general dogsbody. The fate of the two brothers crosses dramatically when Raúl decides to disappear from the police for a while and goes back to visit his family. But life is unpredictable and there is a terrible shock in store for both of them.