Cuban Pianist Roberto Fonseca on Tour


Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca is set to tour the United States and Canada in April. Afro-Cuban soul singer Dayme Arocema shares the bill on some dates. Judy Cantor-Navas reports for Billboard:

Known to international audiences for his past appearances with Buena Vista Social Club and Omara Portuondo, Fonseca will appear with his trio, which features Yandy Martínez on bass and Michel Castellanos on drums. Fonseca became the first solo Cuban artist to release an album on the storied jazz label Impulse! with his latest recording, ABUC.

Young Afro-Cuban soul singer Dayme Arocema shares the bill on some dates.

Here are the dates for Roberto Fonseca’s North American tour:

April 13 –  San Antonio, TX @ Jo Long Theatre
April 15 – Vancouver, B.C.@ Chan Centre For the Performing Arts (Co-bill with Dayme Arocema)
April 16 & 17 – Seattle, WA  @ Dimitriou´s Jazz Alley
April 18  – Portland, OR @ The Mission Theater
April 21 – Northridge, LA @ Valley Performing Arts Center (Co-bill with Dayme Arocema)
April 22 – San Francisco, CA @ Miner Auditorium (Co-bill with Dayme Arocema)
April 24 – Princeton, NJ @ Berlind Theatre
April 28 –New York, NY @ City Center

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