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Roberto Fonseca at Kuumbwa Jazz Center

Where

Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320-2 Cedar Street
Santa Cruz, CA
831-427-2227

When

Thu, October 23, 2014
7:00 pm

Add to Calendar 2014-10-23 7:00 pm 2014-10-23 Roberto Fonseca at Kuumbwa Jazz Center The most exciting star in today's Cuban music scene, Roberto Fonseca won worldwide recognition when he replaced the late Rubén Gozalez as pianist with the famed Buena Vista Social Club. He ended up becoming the star of the show. An innovative and charismatic player, Fonseca takes traditional African, Brazilian and Cuban music alongside a vibrant, panoramic mix of whistle-able tunes and euphoric improvising. From his debut performance at the Havana Jazz Festival at the age of 15 to his recently released CD YO, Fonseca has collaborated with the likes of Ibrahim Ferrer, Bebo and Chucho Valdes and Omara Portuondo (whose album with Fonseca won a Latin Grammy). Recognized as a major influence on modern Cuban music, Fonseca proves that jazz is an ever-evolving art form. Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320-2 Cedar Street false MM/DD/YYYY

Tickets

$25.00

Musicians

Roberto Fonseca

About

The most exciting star in today's Cuban music scene, Roberto Fonseca won worldwide recognition when he replaced the late Rubén Gozalez as pianist with the famed Buena Vista Social Club. He ended up becoming the star of the show. An innovative and charismatic player, Fonseca takes traditional African, Brazilian and Cuban music alongside a vibrant, panoramic mix of whistle-able tunes and euphoric improvising. From his debut performance at the Havana Jazz Festival at the age of 15 to his recently released CD YO, Fonseca has collaborated with the likes of Ibrahim Ferrer, Bebo and Chucho Valdes and Omara Portuondo (whose album with Fonseca won a Latin Grammy)...

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Bennett Jackson uploaded this event on August 4, 2014

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