The Best of Los Van Van
On listening to these recordings of Los Van Van, the listener can feel all the attention paid to tone, harmony, and rhythm, which are at center of Juan Formell’s work, the leader of Los Van Van. Milan Music has carefully chosen the pieces that make up this compilation with the greatest of care, allowing the listener to appreciate the very personal style of this composer. He expresses himself by using various instrumentations, as well as the specific sound of his orchestra which is both unique and diverse, both traditional and experimental. This sound has probably come the closest to capturing the essence of the Cuban people.