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Amaury Guttierez Dedicates Grammy to Cuba and the Ladies in White
Four exiled Cuban musicians were awarded this past Thursday November 10th during the 2011 edition of the Latin Grammys, which took place in Las Vegas, Nevada. The four were: Paquito D’Rivera, Lena Burke, the late and great master (and creator) of the Mambo- Israel Lopez “Cachao”- and Amaury Guttierez. The latter, upon receiving his award, dedicated his victory to Cuba and the brave Ladies in White, in addition to sending out a clear message to the Cuban dictatorship. Without a doubt, this was a moment of pride for Cubans everywhere, especially those who tirelessly fight day and night for a free country- a country where freedom of expression (among others) are fully respected and where musicians- like Gutierrez and so many more- can make music and be featured on the media, without censorship.
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