HABANA | HARLEM®, an independent label and cultural production company, nurtures the arts and humanities by advancing contemporary artistic innovation and building upon on the legacies of two world-­‐class epicenters of black cultural production. Conceived and produced by Neyda Martinez with Onel Mulet co-­‐producer and artistic/musical director, HABANA | HARLEM® explores modern trends in contemporary music and supports the work of artists through strategic exposition, performance, distribution, and promotion. HABANA | HARLEM®; commemorates a time in American music history, when Cuban musicians called Harlem “home” and performed alongside African American musicians and native “Harlemites” mostly remembered by the friendship and hallmark collaboration between       Chano Pozo and Dizzy Gillespie.