Descemer Bueno: Havana Cuba, Julio 5, 1971. Composer, musician and producer, they are just three of the many musical skills of Descemer Bueno, one of the most popular and virtuous Cuban artists, an exponent of an urban sound with a strong vibration. He studied classical guitar at the Manuel Saumell and Amadeo Roldán conservatories in Cuba, graduating as a concertmaster. His first performances as a professional were shared with singer-songwriter Santiago Feliú and being part of his band he composed his first songs.
In the 90 years he joined the Jazz group "Estado de Ánimo" with the guitarist Elmer Ferrer, the trumpeter Roberto Carcasés, X Alfonso and Ruy López Nussa with whom he made recordings of records and multiple international presentations. During these years he lived in California and taught music at Stanford University, as well as at the University of Cape Town in South Africa in later years. At the end of the 90 decade, he bet on a new project; the foundation of the hip hop group Yerba Buena joining the voices of Xiomara Laugart and Cucu Diamante. It was at this time that he obtained his first Grammy Award nomination at 2005 with the Cd "President Alien" debut album and group release. Some of his compositions were used in numerous American films, and in advertisements for Pepsi.
His first solo album "Descemer Siete Rayo" was recorded with Universal Latin, after creating his own band of the same name "Siete Rayo" in 2004, and where he managed to mix Cuban rhythms like cha cha cha, timba and changüí with Caribbean sounds like reggae, Calypso or reggaeton. After several years residing abroad Descemer Bueno returned to Cuba, to resume his musical career, producing, arranging and composing with young artists from the island such as Haydee Milanes, William Vivanco and Yusa. During this stage he composed the soundtrack of the film Habana Blues that earned him the first Goya Award in Spain at 2006 for Best Original Soundtrack. He also participated in the soundtracks of American films such as "Dirty Dancing 2: HavanaNights (1987)", "Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)", "Honey (2003)" and "Chasing Papi (2003)". He was also the musical director of the films "Violeta" (1998), "Corazón del tiempo" (2007), "Habana Eva" (2009), "Siete días en La Habana" (2011). Descemer collaborated in the realization of the soundtrack of the North American television series ER (Emergency Room) and The OC and in the Mexican soap operas "Cuando Me Enamoro" (2011) and "La que no amar" (2012), both of Televisa .
His musical work has been recognized in Cuba where he has collaborated with many artists such as Omara Portuondo, Kelvis Ochoa, Buena Fe, Baby Lorens, Leoni Torres, Gente de Zona, Waldo Mendoza, Carlos Varela, Omar Hernández (Omi), Timbalive, Issac Delgado , Kola Loka, Diana Fuentes, El Micha, The Jackal, Jacob Forever, Nassiry Lugo (Hard Currency), Luna Manzanares, Alain Daniel among many others. Discs like "Bueno" (2013) earned him the "Premio Cubadisco" that same year, in the most important festival of the Cuban discography. He has also been awarded several "Lucas" nominations and awards during the audiovisual competition contests on the island. He has made several national tours in Cuba; the most recent at 2016 brought together more than 150 a thousand people at each concert. His compositions have been in the TOP 10 of Billboard's Hot Latin Track in collaboration with great artists such as Marco Antonio Solís, Juan Luis Guerra, Ana Torroja, Thalia, Fonseca, Luciano Pereyra, Samo (Camila), Ana Bárbara, Luis Enrique, Rosario Flores, Jorge Villamizal, Ricky Martin, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Estopa, Melendi, Beatriz Luengo, Pitbull, Wisin, Yandel, Romeo Santos and Enrique Iglesias; the latter one of its most faithful exponents. Among Bueno's greatest hits are songs like "Loco", "I'm sorry for you", "Do not tell me not", "Yesterday", "El losdedor", "Suúme el radio" and "Bailando" the latter with more of 2 one billion views on YouTube.
Throughout his career he has obtained 17 nominations and 31 international awards including Latin Grammy, Latin Billboard, Premios Lo Nuestro and Premios Juventud. So also his compositions have been recognized with 9 awards ASCAP. The talent of Descemer Bueno is demonstrated and therefore has also been recognized by other artists such as Steve Coleman, Winton Marsalis, David Sanchez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Billy Higgins, Tooty Heath, Rufus Reid, Anjelique Kidjo, Dave Matthews Band, among others, who they have requested their musical collaboration. His music has traveled the five continents and now the artist is committed to defend his art.