Chucho Valdés: Irakere 40

Sunday, November 15, 2015, 7pm

The Music Center

$28 - $58

Chucho Valdés: Irakere 40

Chucho Valdés been called the most influential figure in modern Afro-Cuban jazz. Now the Cuban pianist/composer/arranger is celebrating the music of his legendary group, Irakere, by recreating the magic 40 years later with a group of young musicians.

  • Valdés is a five time Grammy and three time Latin Grammy award winner
  • In 1958 in Havana, Valdés formed his first trio at the age of 15
  • Valdés is a classically trained on piano and studied under Maestro Oscar Munoz Boufartique

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This concert will run approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.

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