IJD Events in Cuba

Country/Territory Event Venue
Cuba International Jazz Day 2014: Cuba

Cuba celebrated “International Jazz Day” with a special concert of jazz in the gardens of the Cuban Institute of Music. The public enjoyed the Jazz Band Orchestra directed by Joaquín Betancourt. Other events included concerts at the Teatro “Julio Antonio Mella” and La Zorra y el Cuervo – Havana’s most famous jazz club.

Contact: Cuban National Commission for UNESCO
Official Website: http://www.cubadiplomatica.cu/en/Home.aspx

Cuban Institute of Music
Calle 15 Esq. F
Havana 10400
Cuba

Event Time: 6:00 pm
Cuba International Jazz Plaza Festival

The 33º edition that will be held in Havana and Santiago de Cuba from January 14th until the 21st, will include stellar music icons such as Chucho Valdés and Friends, Roberto Fonseca & X Alfonso with Special Guest, The Soul Rebels, Big Chief Monk Voudreaux, Tank and the Bangas, Stanley Jordan and David Liebman, as well as Cuba’s National Symphonic Orchestra, Bobby Carcassés, César López, Orquesta Aragón, Omara Portuondo, Pancho Amat, Isaac Delgado and many more….. More than 48 International and National artist will perform live in the most prestigious venues.

Contact: Victor Rodriguez/Brenda Besada | (+537) 206 4070 / (+537) 203 4232 / (+537) 206 9000
Official Website: http://festivaljazzplaza.com/en/


Cuba CUBANIANDO! CONCERT FOR PEACE with Juan Carlos Formell, Danae Blanco, and YeraSon

Concert in Havana Vieja’s Gaia Theater featuring New York and Cuban Musicians celebrating the International Day of Jazz. Performers will include Grammy Nominated Juan Carlos Formell, Singer Danae Blanco , Grammy Winning YeraSon from NYC, plus invited guests.
Gaia International Arts Center in Old Havana, Cuba
since January 1, 2000 is a not-for-profit collaboration between Cuban and international artists

Contact: Yrving Yeras | 2013626053
Official Website: //www.cubaniando.com




Event Time: 19:00
Cuba IJD in Cuba

Special concert with recognized jazz musicians under the music direction of  Jorge Reyes

Contact: CNCU (Cuba National Commission of UNESCO

Teatro Mella
Línea No 657
Havana
Cuba
53 7 8335651

Event Time: 9pm
Cuba Celebración por el Día Internacional del Jazz en el Pabellón Cuba

Sesión de Jazz protagonizada por jóvenes y talentosos exponentes de ese género en nuestro país.

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Jazz session involving young and talented exponents of this genre in our country.

Contact: CNCU




Event Time: 05:30
Cuba Concierto del artista Orlando Valle (Maraca)

El 29 de abril el flautista, arreglista y compositor Orlando Valle (Maraca) realizará un concierto en el Hotel O’farrill. Considerado como uno de los exponentes más populares y queridos de la música cubana. Apreciado por su capacidad de brillar en todos los estilos de la música Afrocubana.

On April 29 the flutist, arranger and composer Orlando Valle (Maraca) will hold a concert at the Hotel O’farrill. Considered one of the most popular and beloved exponents of Cuban music, prized for his ability to shine in all styles of Afro-Cuban music.

Contact: Alicia González | +(53)-788-10088
Official Website: http://www.maracavalle.com/

Hotel O’farrill
Calle Cuba no. 102-108 entre Chacón y Tejadillo,
Habana Vieja
La Habana, La Habana 10100
Cuba

Event Time: 20:00
Cuba Concierto Homenaje a Lucia Huergo

El 30 de abril se efectuará un concierto homenaje a la instrumentista, compositora, arreglista y productora musical Lucia Huergo. Temas como Eyeleó, De vuelta, Danzón Habana y Mereguo, entre otros, serán interpretados por figuras como Michel Herrera, Carlos Miyares, Bellita, Pablo Menéndez y Maraca.

On April 30, a tribute concert will be held to the instrumentalist, composer, arranger and musical producer Lucia Huergo. Themes like Eyeleó, De Vuelta, Danzon Havana and Mereguo, among others, will be interpreted by artists such as Michel Herrera, Carlos Miyares, Bellita, Pablo Menendez and Maraca

Contact: Alicia González | +(53)78810088
Official Website: http://www.lapapeleta.cult.cu/actividad/detalles/37435-concierto-homenaje-a-lucia-huergo/

Sala Teatro del Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
Trocadero e/ Zulueta y Monserrate, Habana Vieja
La Habana Habana Vieja,
La Habana, La Habana
Cuba

Event Time: 19:00
Cuba Descarga con Michel Herrera y Proyecto Madre Tierra

El 29 de abril se realizará una descarga con el talentoso saxofonista Michel Herrera en los Jardines del teatro “Mella”

On April 29, the very talented saxophone player Michel Herrera will play in “Mella” Gardens.

Contact: Alicia González | +53 7 881 0088
Official Website: http://www.michelherrerasax.com/

Jardines del teatro
Calle Línea entre A y B. Vedado, Plaza de La Revolución
La Habana 10400
Cuba

Event Time: 18:00
Cuba Concierto “Havana in the Grand Manner” con Ernán López Nussa

El 30 de abril se efectuará la actividad central de Cuba para celebrar el Día Internacional del Jazz con el concierto “Havana in the Grand Manner”.

The main show in Cuba will be held on April 30 to celebrate International Jazz Day with the “Havana in the Grand Manner” concert.

Contact: Alicia González | +(53)78810088
Official Website: http://www.lapapeleta.cult.cu/artistas/detalles/ernan-lopez-nussa-y-su-grupo/

Café Miramar
Calle 5ta Esquina 94, Miramar
Playa, La Habana 11300
Cuba

Event Time: 22:00