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Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés named 2019 Harvard Jazz Master-in-Residence

Presented by Office for the Arts at Harvard at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge MA

Apr 12 2019
Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés named 2019 Harvard Jazz Master-in-Residence

Six-time Grammy Award & three-time Latin Grammy Award Winner ­Chucho Valdés named 2019 Jazz Master in Residence at Harvard University. The residency April 8-12, sponsored by the Office for the Arts, in partnership with the Cuba Studies Program.

In addition to working and rehearsing with Harvard Jazz Bands, Valdés will participate in a concert.

About Chucho Valdés

The Cuban pianist, composer and arranger Chucho Valdés is one of the most influential figures in modern Afro-Cuban jazz. Born into a family of musicians in Quivicán, Havana province, Cuba, Dionisio Jesús "Chucho" Valdés Rodríguez, has distilled elements of the Afro-Cuban music tradition, jazz, classical music, rock and more, into an organic, personal style that has

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Puente Musical: Celebrating Chucho Valdés, a concert featuring the Harvard Jazz Bands and guest bassist Yunior Terry with 2019 Harvard Jazz Master Chucho Valdés, at Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge. Tickets will be available March 14 through the Harvard Box Office at the Smith Campus Center, online at Harvard Box Office and by calling 617.496.2222. (Phone and online orders subject to service fees.)  For more information, call 617.495.8676.

Contact: 617.496.2222

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Free parking is available at the Broadway Garage, 7 Felton St. Cambridge.


Sanders Theatre

45 Quincy Street, Memorial Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138

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