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Chuchito Valdes, Jazz Pianist - 88 Keys of Latin Jazz

  • Presented By: Gold Coast Jazz Society
  • Dates: February 9, 2022
  • Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW 5th Ave.
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
  • 954-462-0222
  • Time: 7:45pm
  • Price: $65 + fees per person

Chuchito Valdés, following in the footsteps of his famed father Chucho Valdés and Grandfather Bebo Valdés, continues the legacy of great piano players form Cuba. With influences of Caribbean rhythms and jazz, Chuchito creates an exciting and energetic blend of spicy music. He recorded and performed with the world renowned Cuban band, Irakere, which he led for two years. His exciting performances has taken him to festivals, clubs and concerts throughout the world, from Cuba and the Caribbean to the Americas and Europe. “Valdes and his band reinvigorated age old Cuban musical forms”
“Jazz improvisation of the most sophisticated kind” – Howard Reich/Chicago Tribune