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Chucho Valdés  & the Afro-Cuban Messengers
Phone (866) 920-5299
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Chucho Valdés & the Afro-Cuban Messengers

Friday, Jan 30, 2009 7:30p
SFJAZZ Center San Francisco, CA

Even in a country with a grand tradition of virtuosic pianists, Chucho Valdés stands alone, a towering figure who combines the sheer power of McCoy Tyner with the dexterity of Oscar Peterson and a rhythmic sensibility steeped in the intricacies of Afro-Cuban culture. The conservatory-trained son of Cuban music icon Bebo Valdés and an eight-time Grammy winner, Chucho has spent much of his career in the vanguard of the Latin music. As a co-founder of the seminal ensemble Irakere with Paquito D’Rivera… Show more

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Chucho Valdés  & the Afro-Cuban Messengers

"One of the world’s great virtuosic pianists. " — The New York Times

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Chucho Valdés
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Cuban pianist, bandleader, composer and arranger Chucho Valdes is a highly accomplished and influential figure in the world of Latin and Afro-Cuban jazz. Born in Quivican in 1941, Valdes is the son of the similarly influential Cuban bandleader Bebo Valdes from whom Chucho first received piano lessons....
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SFJAZZ Center
201 Franklin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
(866) 920-5299
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