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Francisco Cespedes

Branford Marsalis

Originally from Santa Clara, Cuba, Francisco Céspedes Fabian Rodriguez, as is his real name, he knew from very young that he had to abandon his medical career to focus on what really made the blood run through his veins: music. The pace and all the romance in him should flow somehow and what better way to show that his experiences through his songs.

That was why for many years formed part of some Cuban groups like the group of Pucho Lopez (with whom he visited Spain for the first time in the early 90s) and the Group of Demetrio Muñiz, a group with singing both issues of authorship as the “feeling”, with the latter, Céspedes came to Mexico, where he decided to reside. In 2003 he naturalized Mexican, chosen as outstanding personality in music in Mexico.

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