The PARMA Cat Series: To Cuba and Back

Well, we did it! We had another successful trip to Havana, Cuba to recording sessions for more music to be released, and boy did we have a talented crew with us, including Apollo Chamber Players, John A. Carollo, Jay Kawarsky, Mona Lyn Reese and her partner in crime, Tom Hassing; and Meira Warshauer! In our past... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Music Festival in Cuba!

For the first time in the history of PARMA Recordings and PARMA Music Festival, on January 20th in the center of historic Havana, Cuba,  we are going to have a PARMA Music Festival event, featuring Apollo Chamber Players, at the National Museum of Fine Arts (Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes). Admission is free to the public if you... Continue Reading →

PARMA Cat Series: We’re Coming Back, Cuba Cats!

Yes, it's that time again! Welcome to PARMA's Cat Series blog! Last month we wrote about the Czech Cat while  A&R Representative Brandon MacNeil was overseas, hanging out with the Moravian Philharmonic and we were loosening belt buckles after eating too much stuffing. This month it only makes sense to say 'hello' to our Cuba friends now... Continue Reading →


One year after President Obama’s steps toward normalization, still not enough has been done for either country By Bob Lord (CEO, PARMA Recordings LLC) ______________________________________ I arrive in Cuba late in the evening on Saturday, November 7, 2015, for recording sessions in Havana The trip was the culmination of a massive amount of preparation and planning to... Continue Reading →

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