Tag: Chucho Valdés

OMARA: Hugo Perez’s brilliant documentary of Cuba’s one and only Omara Portuondo

There is something about the great Cuban chanteuse, Omara Portuondo that bears comparison with Louis Armstrong and...

Jesús “Chucho” Valdés at 80

Cuban pianist, composer, and arranger Chucho Valdés is considered the most influential figure in modern Afro-Cuban jazz....

Cuban Pianist, Composer Chucho Valdés Opens his Online Music Academy

Before devoting himself entirely to a career in music as a pianist and composer, Chucho Valdés studied to become...

The Royal Conservatory Presents: Chucho Valdés Jazz Batá 2

Godfather of Cuban jazz, Chucho Valdés, performs music from his newest release, Jazz Batá 2, revisiting his 1972...

Javier Colina & Pepe Rivero: El Pañuelo de Pepa

Sometimes in music you enter through a door and discover that the room you are now in...

Chucho Valdés & Irakere: A 2-CD Retrospective

While you might have to wait until “My Reverie” on Disc Two to experience the full virtuosity...

Best Recordings of 2018 · Part 3

2018 was a very prolific year in terms of music being released. It was a year of...

Chucho Valdés named 2019 Harvard Jazz Master-in-Residence

Pianist Chucho Valdés – six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Latin Grammy Award Winner ­– has been...

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