Global Cuba Fest 2021

(Español) ¡Un viaje al futuro de la Música Cubana!

Date

Saturday, March 6, 2021.

Schedule

(Español) 7PM

FUNDARTE AND MIAMI LIGHT PROJECT PRESENT GLOBAL CUBA FEST 2021 SHAPING THE FUTURE OF CUBAN MUSIC!

Alain Pérez / Julio Montalvo & The Cuban Collective and Dafnis Prieto Sextet in concert!
Saturday, March 6th at 7:00 p.m. at North Beach Bandshell, Miami Beach


Every year, FUNDarte and Miami Light Project, come together to present Global Cuba Fest, a celebration of the culture and rhythms of Cuba, with concerts by an exciting array of artists from Cuba and the Cuban Diaspora. This year’s lineup includes a double bill concert featuring the Dafnis Prieto Sextet and Alain Pérez / Julio Montalvo & The Cuban Collective.

This event will follow all public health and hygiene guidelines, including safely distanced limited seating.

 

DAFNIS PRIETO SEXTET IN CONCERT

Global Cuba Fest is thrilled to present the magic of Dafnis Prieto and his sextet, performing live songs from his newest album, TRANSPARENCY.

As the follow-up to his GRAMMY-winning big band album, BACK TO THE SUNSET, which DownBeat called “one of the best recordings of the year, ”Cuban-born drummer, composer, educator, and 2011 MacArthur Genius Fellow Dafnis Prieto returns with his latest project.

TRANSPARENCY, from Dafnis Prieto Sextet, was released last October 2020 on Prieto’s independent music label, Dafnison Music. Prieto’s fearless Sextet features a top-shelf lineup.

ALAIN PÉREZ / JULIO MONTALVO & THE CUBAN COLLECTIVE IN CONCERT

The trombonist, percussionist and singer Julio Montalvo and bassist and singer Alain Pérez, join forces on an interesting project, a world-class ensemble which will bring together some of the top musicians from Cuba, Miami and Cuban diaspora, including Kemuel Roig (piano), Reinier Guerra (drums), Alfredo Chacón (vibraphone and percussion), Luis Beltrán (tenor sax & soprano), among others…

We invite you to come out and enjoy Jazz, Latin, fusion and a musical journey seasoned with Cuban flavor and original songs written by Pérez and Montalvo, which will delight an audience hungry to experience, live music shows in Miami Beach again.

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