Multi-Grammy Award winner Chucho Valdés brings an all-new band to deliver his distinct Afro-Cuban jazz sound on the Bass Concert Hall stage.
Winner of five Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards, Cuban born Dionisio Jesús “Chucho” Valdés Rodríguez has performed all over the world in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Centre and the Hollywood Bowl, and has shared the stage with such musical luminaries as Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Brandford and Wynton Marsalis, Carlos Santana, Grover Washington Jr., Dizzy Gillespie, Taj Mahal, and Tito Puente to name but a few.
This performance is presented by Texas Performing Arts’ ArtesAméricas program. In partnership with the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, ArtesAméricas promotes cultural dialogue in the Americas through the performing arts. For more information, please visit artesamericas.org.
For more information on the Chucho Valdés Quintet, please visit http://texasperformingarts.org/season/chucho-valdes-austin.