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Chucho Valdés

Chucho Valdés

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birthday
9th
October, 1941
Birth Place
Mayabeque, Cuba
Birth Sign
libra
Biography

Jes s Vald s Rodr guez, better known as Chucho Vald s (born October 9, 1941), is a Cuban pianist, bandleader, composer and arranger whose career spans over 50 years. An original member of the Orquesta Cubana de M sica Moderna, in 1973 he founded the group Irakere, one of Cuba’s best-known Latin jazz bands. Both his father, Bebo Vald s, and his son, Chuchito, are pianists as well. As a solo artist, he has won four Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards.

instruments played
Piano
Associated Acts

Irakere, Orquesta Cubana de M sica Moderna

Birth Name

Dionisio de Jes s Vald s Rodr guez[http://www.ecured.cu/index.php/Chucho_Vald s Chucho Vald s], ''EcuRed''.

Genres

Afro-Cuban jazz

Labels

EGREM, Messidor, Blue Note

Occupations

Musician, bandleader, composer

Name

Chucho Valdés

Nationality

Cuba

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