Chucho Valdés @ Rose Theatre/Lincoln Ctr- La Creación w Yoruban band

CHUCHO VALDÉS LA CREACIÓN - MUSIC DIRECTORS HILARIO DURÁN & JOHN BEASLEY La Creación is an extraordinary career-spanning masterwork rendered with the vibrant sonic palette he forged in the epochal Cuban jazz fusion band Irakere. In celebration of his 80th birthday in 2021, Cuban piano legend Chucho Valdés went back to the beginning, the very beginning. La Creación, his …

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Chucho Valdés @ Berklee, Boston – La Creación w Yoruban band

CHUCHO VALDÉS LA CREACIÓN - MUSIC DIRECTORS HILARIO DURÁN & JOHN BEASLEY La Creación is an extraordinary career-spanning masterwork rendered with the vibrant sonic palette he forged in the epochal Cuban jazz fusion band Irakere. In celebration of his 80th birthday in 2021, Cuban piano legend Chucho Valdés went back to the beginning, the very beginning. La Creación, his …

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Chucho Valdés @ Kennedy Ctr Washington DC – La Creación w Yoruban band

CHUCHO VALDÉS LA CREACIÓN - MUSIC DIRECTORS HILARIO DURÁN & JOHN BEASLEY La Creación is an extraordinary career-spanning masterwork rendered with the vibrant sonic palette he forged in the epochal Cuban jazz fusion band Irakere. In celebration of his 80th birthday in 2021, Cuban piano legend Chucho Valdés went back to the beginning, the very beginning. La Creación, his new …

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Chucho Valdés @ Chicago Symphony – La Creación w Yoruban band & MONK’estra

CHUCHO VALDÉS LA CREACIÓN - MUSIC DIRECTORS HILARIO DURÁN & JOHN BEASLEY La Creación is an extraordinary career-spanning masterwork rendered with the vibrant sonic palette he forged in the epochal Cuban jazz fusion band Irakere. In celebration of his 80th birthday in 2021, Cuban piano legend Chucho Valdés went back to the beginning, the very beginning. La Creación, his new …

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MONK’estra in Hamburg w Jazzkombinat Big Band

John Beasley conducts the Jazzkombinat Hamburg playing the music of MONK'estra Jazzkombinat represents the vibrant generation of young jazz musicians in Hamburg. The 21-strong ensemble has set itself the task of networking these musicians in a national collective. It regularly invites guests from all over Europe to Hamburg, who develop and perform their music together …

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Chucho Valdés – US & Euro Tour – La Creación w Yoruban band & CA gigs w MONK’estra

CHUCHO VALDÉS LA CREACIÓN - MUSIC DIRECTORS HILARIO DURÁN & JOHN BEASLEY La Creación is an extraordinary career-spanning masterwork rendered with the vibrant sonic palette he forged in the epochal Cuban jazz fusion band Irakere. In celebration of his 80th birthday in 2021, Cuban piano legend Chucho Valdés went back to the beginning, the very beginning. La Creación, his new …

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MONK’estra 4tet – Koerner Hall -Royal Conservatory, Toronto

Jazz: The Great Composers: Monk & Mingus BBC Music Magazine enthuses “John Beasley’s bold refashionings of Thelonious Monk once again hit the jackpot. Beasley’s not just breathing new life into Monk’s repertoire – he’s firing up the big band scene.”