The new studiorecording Cupaima from the 87 year old Mexican legend Chavela Vargas was released in march 2007 by Tropical Music. The album received in may the German Critics Award for the DVD-Production and in august the "Coup de Coeur" Award from the french Académie Charles Cros.
In november Chavela Vargas will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Latin Recording Academy. This Special Award is presented by vote of The Latin Recording Academy's Trustees to performers who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording.
article submitted by:Alexander Trofimow, Tropical Music GmbH