Sunday, October 18, 7pm - from New World Center, Miami, Florida
Winner of six Grammy and three Latin Grammy Awards, the Cuban pianist, composer and arranger Chucho Valdés is the most influential figure in modern Afro-Cuban jazz. In a rich career spanning sixty years, Chucho has pushed boundaries in pursuit of new expressions in Afro-Cuban music. His influence in the genre is immeasurable, his work establishing the standard by which younger generations set out to create their own. This master of Afro-Cuban jazz plays a solo concert exclusively for Celebrity Series audiences from Miami’s New World Center.
This performance is part of the 2020-21 Jazz Series, generously sponsored by Leslie & Howard Appleby