Chucho Valdés Quintet Performs in Austin November 15th

Texas Performing Arts presents the Chucho Valdés Quintet at Bass Concert Hall (2350 Robert Dedman; E. 23rd St. and Robert Dedman Dr) on November 15th at 8pm.

Hailed as “the dean of Latin jazz” and “one of the world’s great virtuosic pianists” byThe New York Times, multi-Grammy Award winner Chucho Valdés brings an all-new band to deliver his distinct Afro-Cuban jazz sound on the Bass Concert Hall stage.

Winner of five Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards, Cuban born Dionisio Jesús “Chucho” Valdés Rodríguez has performed all over the world in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Centre and the Hollywood Bowl, and has shared the stage with such musical luminaries as Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Brandford and Wynton Marsalis, Carlos Santana, Grover Washington Jr., Dizzy Gillespie, Taj Mahal, and Tito Puente to name but a few.

This performance is presented by Texas Performing Arts’ ArtesAméricas program. In partnership with the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, ArtesAméricas promotes cultural dialogue in the Americas through the performing arts. For more information, please visit artesamericas.org.

Tickets ($42 / Limited $10 student tickets / discounted tickets available for UT faculty & staff, seniors and Military) are on sale now at authorized ticket outlets, which include the Bass Concert Hall Box Office, most H-E-B stores and all Texas Box Office outlets, online at www.TexasPerformingArts.org , or by calling (512) 477-6060 or (800) 982-BEVO.

To win a pair of tickets, send an email to elinkstoday@yahoo.com or send a text to provide your name, phone number and what years he won the 3 Latin Grammys.

A map of the campus: www.texasperformingarts.org/visit/maps_directions  .

For more information on the Chucho Valdés Quintet, please visit http://texasperformingarts.org/season/chucho-valdes-austin.

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