PlazaCUBA & The Arsenio Rodriguez Project presents: Las Estrellas de Arsenio
LAS ESTRELLAS DE ARSENIO, is an All-Star ensemble of today’s top NYC, LA and SF musicians, who came together for the first time in 2011, to pay tribute to Arsenio Rodriguez, the Father of Salsa, on his 100th anniversary.
ARSENIO RODRIGUEZ, a descendent of enslaved Congolese, was born on August 30, 1911, in Matanzas, Cuba. Arsenio was blinded by a horse’s kick at age 7, which earned him the nickname "El Ciego Maravilloso" (The Marvelous Blind One.) Rodriguez was a prolific composer and arranger,… Show more
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"If you loved the music of Buena Vista Social Club, You will definitely enjoy The Arsenio Rodriguez Project" -Tom Schnabel, KCRW - Los Angeles
Arsenio RodrÃguez, one of the most important figures in the history of Cuban music, was a prolific composer (he penned close to 200 songs), tresero, percussionist, and bandleader whose innovations changed the face of Latin dance music and paved the way for what would eventually become known as salsa....
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