2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: Sounds from Cuba/ Roads & Kingdoms/ La Fábrica de Arte Cubano

Dayme Arocena

Friday, March 18
10:40PM - 11:25PM

412 Congress Ave


Listen to Madres


At 23 years, is a skilful, charismatic presence in Cuban music. Her powerful voice and her ability to absorb music of any kind, particularly jazz and Cuban neo-soul, with her devotion for Afro-Cuban culture, made her into one of the most exciting artists of Cuban contemporary scene. In 2010, she became a member of Sumsum Corda, a fusion jazz quintet with which she participated in tours for Norway and Nicaragua. After the experience being a member of Joaquin Betancourt’s big band, she decided to create Alami, an all-girl band. In 2013, after participate with Alami in the Jazz Plaza Festival, she was invited by Canadian saxophonist Jane Bunnet to join to her project Maqueque (with which she continues collaborating today), with which she recorded the album of the same name that obtain the 2015 Juno Award, in Best Album Jazz category. As part of Havana Cultura project, she has participated in “Havana Cultura Mix – The Soundclas...

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Habana, CUBA
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