Danbury » Calendar » Kiki Valera Y Su Son Cubano at Caramoor Center For Music & The Art...

Kiki Valera Y Su Son Cubano at Caramoor Center For Music & The Arts

Courtesy of Valera Alarcon | Posted on May 26, 2024

Where

Caramoor Center For Music & The Arts
149 Girdle Ridge Road
Katonah, NY
Map
914-232-1252

Kiki Valera Y Su Son Cubano at Caramoor Center For Music & The Arts

When

Sat, July 6, 2024
7:00 pm

Get Ticket

Musicians

About

Son Cubano is a musical genre that originated in the mountains of eastern Cuba and rose in popularity throughout the 20th century. With its Spanish and African origins, call-and-response format, and infectious percussion beats, Son Cubano was a major influence on many other styles, from mambo and salsa to jazz and cha-cha-chá. But you can’t talk about Son Cubano without talking about Kiki Valera. Born the oldest son in the famous multigenerational musical family, Valera quite literally grew up living and breathing the deep-rooted musical traditions of eastern Cuba and is known as one of the world’s greatest players of the Cuban cuatro, a mid-size, eight-stringed guitar....

read more

Concerts

Get more of a good thing!

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories, our special offers, and upcoming jazz events near you.