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Yaíma Sáez at Flato Markham Theatre

Yaíma Sáez Brings a Burst of Sunshine from Cuba to Canada

As part of the Cuban Focus Series (2018-2019 Diamond Season) Cuban singer Yaíma Sáez y su Grupo made their debut appearance at the intimate...
Arturo Sandoval at Flato Markham Theatre

Feel The Heat: Arturo Sandoval at Flato Markham Theatre

Arturo Sandoval - Cuban Focus Series - March 23, 2019 Spring had arrived but you wouldn’t know it by the temperature outside. Only the billboard...
Gastón Joya

Artist Profile: Gastón Joya

Born in Guanabacoa, Havana City, Ángel Gastón Joya Perellada comes from an artists’ family. He started playing...
Chuchito Valdés and Diego Figueiredo

Diego Figueiredo and Chuchito Valdés: Brazil Meets Cuba

Combining two of the most exciting artists in Latin jazz creates an explosion of music and crazed fans. Diego Figueiredo is considered one of...
Yaíma Sáez

Artist Profile: Yaíma Sáez

Yaima Sáez Bejarano, is an outstanding singer of Cuban music originally from the Cuban province of Camagüey. University Graduate in Physical Culture, comes to...
Yaima Saez in concert

Yaíma Sáez y su Grupo in Concert at Flato Markham Theatre

Yaíma Sáez's music provides a fresh and unique contemporary perspective, descending all musical genres, while paying homage to her indigenous Cuban roots. She performs...
Dafnis Prieto: To the Sunset… and Beyond

Dafnis Prieto To Make Historic Return To Cuba in 2019

Continuing Banner Year in 2018/19, Dafnis Prieto Big Band Earns Grammy Nomination 2018/19 is shaping up to be an extraordinary year for Cuban-born drummer, composer,...
Harold López-Nussa

Artist Profile: Harold López-Nussa

For more than a half-century, the embrace between Cuba and the United States has been subject to an odd dance of politics, including a...
Yilian Cañizares

Artist Profile: Yilian Cañizares

Before she picks up her violin and walks onstage, Yilian Cañizares pays homage to her ancestors. Candles are lit. Prayers are said, and offerings...
Coro Del Mundo

Coro Del Mundo

L. Peter Deutsch - 1: Dance to the Revolution, 2: Where Everything is Music; Conrado Monier - 3: Canto del Bongó; Adalberto Álvarez -...
Orquesta Akokán

Orquesta Akokán – Canta José “Pepito” Gómez

It takes more than academic proficiency in music to arrive at the source of its splendour and few American musicians know that better than...
Harold López-Nussa Trio

Harold López-Nussa Releases “Un Día Cualquiera”

For more than a half-century, the embrace between Cuba and the United States has been subject to an odd dance of politics, including a...
Orestes Vilató

Artist Profile: Orestes Vilató

Born in Camagüey, Cuba in 1944, multi-percussionist Orestes Vilató is one of the most influential figures in the world of Latin percussion. His unique...
A World of Rhythmic Possibilities by Dafnis Prieto

A World of Rhythmic Possibilities by Dafnis Prieto

Drumming is as universal and personal as life itself. This book comes from a great sense of passion and love – a “love story”...
Dafnis Prieto

Artist Profile: Dafnis Prieto

Dafnis Prieto hails from Santa Clara, Cuba. His revolutionary drumming techniques and compositions have had a powerful impact on the Latin and Jazz music...
Paquito D'Rivera

Artist Profile: Paquito D’Rivera

Paquito D’Rivera defies categorization. The winner of fourteen GRAMMY Awards, he is celebrated both for his artistry in Latin jazz and his achievements as...
Carlos Averhoff Jr

Artist Profile: Carlos Averhoff Jr.

Carlos Averhoff Jr. is a Latin Grammy nominated artist with the album Buena Vista Social Club Presents Omara Portuondo, a Cuban tenor saxophonist, contemporary...
Michael Spiro, José Luís Gómez, Jesús Díaz

Rumbas of Remembrance: Los Rumberos de la Bahia

Master Musicians Michael Spiro, José Luis Gómez and Jesús Díaz Honor their Afro-Cuban Elders on their new album "Mabagwe" “Rumba is like el ajiaco, like Cuban...
Yissy Garcia - Artist Profile

Artist Profile: Yissy García

Yissy García–a composer and drummer- is one of the most powerful artists of this new generation of Cuban musicians. There is a lot of...
Chucho Valdes - Festival Jazz Plaza 2018

Jazz Plaza International Festival: January 17-21 2018

Chucho Valdés will inaugurate Jazz Plaza International Festival 2018 The award-winning Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés will open the XXXIII edition of the International Jazz Plaza...

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