Havana International Jazz Festival 2010

The 2010 Havana International Jazz Festival dates have been changed from February 2010 to December 2010. According to the Cuban Institute of Music the dated are now set for December 16-19, 2010.

The Havana International Jazz Festival has been around for almost three decades (2010 marks its 26th edition) hosting jazz greats such as Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, Charlie Haden, and of course, Chucho Valdés, who is the festival’s president this year. Related to festival, Cubans and Canadians have joined forces to offer guided stays with tours, festival passes, and other music-related activities through the 2010 Official Havana Int’l Jazz Festival Tour.

For more information on the festival and tours, see http://www.jazzcuba.com/

Also see Chucho Valdés’ site at http://www.valdeschucho.com/

Photo of Valdés from http://fmm.com.pt/en/programme/july-23/chucho-valdes-big-band-cuba/

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