[11/15] Preview: Chucho Valdés Quintet at Bass Concert Hall

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On Thursday, November 15, multi-Grammy Award winner Chucho Valdés brings an all-new band to deliver his distinct Afro-Cuban jazz sound on the Bass Concert Hall stage. Born Dionisio Jesús “Chucho” Valdés Rodríguez, the Cuban-born pianist and composer has had quite the illustrious career. Valdés is the recipient of five Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards, and creditor of many doctorates. Valdés’ distinct Afro-Cuban jazz sound has garnered him critical acclaim from his peers, various media outlets and his millions of fans worldwide.

The Bass Concert Hall is located at 2350 Robert Dedman Dr. The concert begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $42 with a  limited amount of $10 student tickets and discounted tickets available for UT faculty & staff, seniors and military. Advance tickets can be purchased at authorized ticket outlets, which include the Bass Concert Hall Box Office, most H-E-B stores and all Texas Box Office outlets and online here, or by calling (512) 477-6060 or (800) 982-BEVO.

Thursday’s performance is presented by Texas Performing Arts’ ArtesAméricas program. In partnership with the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, ArtesAméricas promotes cultural dialogue in the Americas through the performing arts.

Chucho Valdés – Improvisation @ “Musiques du Monde” – RFI from François P on Vimeo.

Austin Vida Staff

Entertainment and culture in Texas, with a Latino twist.

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