ABOUT US

CUGATE Clásicos is a sublabel of CUGATE Classics, a classical music label, which has was founded in the nineteen nineties by Memo Rhein. After reconnecting with the acclaimed Mexican saxophone player Raul Gutierrez (Afro-Cuban All Stars Buena Vista Social Club) in the late 2010s , Rhein decided to expand his record label to include artists who create latin jazz, flamenco, and traditional Latin, American, and Cuban music. Rhein had first met Gutierrez in the late 70s in Munich, where they soon became friends Gutierrez now serves as the labels A&R manager, finding talented musicians from all of Central Americas. To purchase the newest CUGATE Clásicos releases, please consider visiting our Bandcamp page.