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Descarga Musical: An Afternoon of Traditional Cuban Music with Miguelito Valdés
May 23, 2020 @ 12:00 am
Join Miguelito Valdés, one of Cuba’s most highly considered trumpet players for an afternoon of traditional Cuban tunes. Experience an enjoyable repertoire that will include some of the better-known Latin musical styles such as Son, Bolero, Cha cha chá and Latin Jazz. Cuban music is rich and diverse, and is born from a fertile mixture of African rhythms and percussion, and European melody and verse. Sing, clap and dance from the comfort of your home. Don’t miss this great occasion to celebrate Latin American-Canadians artists living in British Columbia! Don’t miss this great occasion to celebrate Latin American-Canadians artists living in British Columbia!
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Miguelito Valdés is one of Cuba’s most highly regarded trumpet players. He participated in the Latin Grammy-winning recording La rumba soy yo, and began playing with Omara Portuondo, diva of the Buena Vista Social Club, in 2000. He toured the world with Portuondo for six years and has also played with Michael Brecker, Herbie Hancock, John Patitucci, Danilo Perez and, from the Latin scene, Michael Stuart, Gilberto Santa Rosa, and Ricardo Lemvo. In 2005, he participated in the CD recording Rhythms del Mundo with Sting, Coldplay, U2 and Maroon 5, to name some of the collaborating artists.