Presentation of jazz musician Aruán Ortiz in Havana
- Submitted by: Camila
- Arts and Culture
- 01 / 06 / 2015
The eminent Cuban pianist, violinist and composer Aruán Ortiz, based in New York, debuted in Havana with a group of young performers frontline at Bertolt Brecht Theatre.
With five award-winning albums and awed by the specialized and public criticism, Aruán was accompanied by Alejandro Delgado, trumpet, Gaston Joya, bass, Adel González, congas, and batteries by Rodney Barreto and Oliver Valdés.
The picket David Alvarez, who made a personal version of the classic bolero troubadour Oath, by Miguel Matamoros, which left no one indifferent strength and sincerity of an interpretation added.
With 20 years established outside Cuba, since he excelled in the Island of Music event, created and executed by Francis Cabezas and Spanish Magic Music label in 1996, the first Cuban-considered musical map of importance this santiaguero of Haitian descent, star musician, has never been detached from the latest sound universe of their homeland.
The artist said that drinking from their own land is something that is priceless and want to stay connected with Cuba and nourished by how fabulous it happens here in the field of music, for which it has several projects.