Cuban Jazz Singer Dayme Arocena: “A Lucky Black Woman”

Legendary singer Elis Regina once said: “The only real singers in Brazil are Gal Costa and me.” Paraphrasing the diva, I could say that, in today’s Cuba, the only real singer is Dayme Arocena. Three things define Dayme: her frank and sincere laugh, her peculiar modesty and her singular voice.