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Arturo Sandoval

Cuban jazz trumpeter, pianist and composer

Arturo Sandoval

Cuban jazz trumpeter, pianist and composer
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birthday
6th
November, 1949
Birth Place
Artemisa, Cuba
Birth Sign
scorpio
Biography

Arturo Sandoval is a Cuban-American jazz trumpeter, pianist, and composer. While living in his native Cuba, Sandoval was influenced by jazz musicians Charlie Parker, Clifford Brown, and Dizzy Gillespie. In 1977 he met Gillespie, who became his friend and mentor and helped him defect from Cuba while on tour with the United Nations Orchestra. Sandoval became an American naturalized citizen in 1998. His life was the subject of the film For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story (2000) starring Andy Garc a.
Sandoval has won Grammy Awards, Billboard Awards and one Emmy Award. He performed at the White House and at the Super Bowl (1995)

instruments played
Piano
timbales
trumpet
Associated Acts

Irakere, Dizzy Gillespie, GRP All-Star Big Band

Genres

Jazz, Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban

Occupations

Musician

Years Active

1977 present

Name

Arturo Sandoval

Nationality

United States of America, Cuba

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