Presented by: Sounds from Cuba/ Roads & Kingdoms/ La Fábrica de Arte Cubano
X Alfonso Y La Flota
Friday, March 18
11:45PM - 12:30AM
412 Congress Ave
Listen to Vuelo Centro Ciudad (4:00 AM)
X-Alfonso (born c. 1974 as Equis Alfonso) as composer, musician, singer and filmmaker, he has development a multifaceted career. That’s the reason for he is considered one of the most important artists in the contemporary Cuba. X Alfonso started his career with Estado de Animo, an avant-garde fusion group of the Cuban scene. In 1990, he joined as singer and composer or co-composer to the Cuban group Síntesis, a pioneer band that explores the fusion between Afro-Cuban music—Cuban roots—and contemporary music, and where he participated in six records.
X Alfonso started his solo career in 1998, and since then he has recorded six albums, characterized by a mixture of jazz, hip-hop, Cuban folklore, funk, electronic, and other contemporary sounds, reaching with his music a broad audience.
X Alfonso collaborated with artists like James Slater, Montell Jordan, Rick Wakeman, Cibeles, Bebé, Carlos Varela, Descemer Bueno and Audiosl...