Carnegie Hall Presents

Voices from Cuba

This series, curated by jazz-piano legend Chucho Valdés, begins with a glimpse into the bright future of Afro-Cuban jazz with two rising stars of the genre, as well as an evening of rumba with the legendary Yoruba Andabo. As part of this series, Valdés also performs in his quartet and with other jazz-piano giants.

Series Events

Friday, November 16, 2012 | 9 PM
Dayramir and Habana enTRANCE
Aldo López-Gavilán Quartet
Afro-Cuban Jazz: The Younger Generation
Zankel Hall


  • Dayramir and Habana enTRANCE
    ·· Dayramir Gonzalez, Piano
    ·· Yosvany Terry, Alto Saxophone, Vocals, and Percussion
    ·· Luis Faife, Tenor Saxophone and Flute
    ·· Yunior Terry, Bass
    ·· Richie Flores, Percussion
    ·· Obed Calvaire, Drums
  • Aldo López-Gavilán Quartet
    ·· Aldo López-Gavilán, Piano
    ·· Roberto Martínez, Saxophone
    ·· Raúl Gil, Bass
    ·· Ruy Adrián López-Nussa, Drums
  • with Special guest
    Ilmar López-Gavilán, Violin
Friday, November 30, 2012 | 9:30 PM
Yoruba Andabo
The Afro-Cuban Tradition
Zankel Hall


  • Yoruba Andabo
    ·· Matías Geovani del Pino, Director, Vocals, and Percussion
    ·· Juan Campos, Vocals
    ·· Ronald González, Vocals
    ·· Regla Monet, Vocals
    ·· Demián Díaz, Vocals
    ·· Felipe Santiago Abreus, Vocals
    ·· Orlando Lage, Percussion
    ·· Julio César Lemoine, Percussion
    ·· Michael Herrera, Percussion
    ·· Didiel Armando Acosta, Percussion
    ·· Lesmais Quintero, Percussion
    ·· Zulema Pedroso, Dancer
    ·· Jennyselt Lázara Galata, Dancer
    ·· Pedro Lázaro Monteaguso, Dancer
    ·· Vladimir Silvio Quevedo, Dancer
Yoruba Andabo
Yoruba Andabo
La Gozadera
Yoruba Andabo
Saturday, December 1, 2012 | 9 PM
Chucho Valdés Quintet
Zankel Hall


  • Chucho Valdés Quintet
    ·· Chucho Valdés, Piano
    ·· Yaroldy Abreu Robles, Percussion
    ·· Dreiser Durruthy Bombalé, Bata Drum and Vocals
    ·· Rodney Yllarza Barreto, Drums
    ·· Angel Gaston Joya Perellada, Bass
Chucho Valdes, Piano | Roman Filiu O'Reilly, Alto Saxophone | Irving Luichel Acao Tierra, Tenor Saxophone | Lazaro Rivero Alarcon, Bass | Ramses Rodriguez Baralt, Drums
Blue Note

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