La Vida es Así


The documentary ‘Such is Life’ tells the story about the Cuban jazzpianist Ramón Valle. For the first time in years he returned to his Cuban roots.
The German label ACT discovered his talent and gave him the opportunity to record ‘Levitando’, inspired by the music of the famous Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona.

Camera,sound & directing Marlou van den Berge Editing Chris van Oers Soundmix Antoin Cox Commissioning editor Henk van der Meulen

Piano Ramón Valle Drums Horacio ‘El Negro’ Hernández Altsaxofoon Perico Sambeat Trompet Carlos Puig Contrabas Omar Rodriguez Cálvo

Length 25′, 2003, NPS-Jazz