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Chucho Valds

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Cuban pianist, bandleader, composer and arranger. Born October 9, 1941 in Quivicn, Cuba. Winner of four Grammy awards.Son of Bebo ValdsIn 1972 he founded the group Irakere, one of Cuba's best-known Latin jazz bands. Together with pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Valds is revered as one of Cuba's greatest jazz pianists. His father is the famed Cuban pianist and former director of Havana's famous "Tropicana" night-club band Bebo Valds. He has won five Grammy Award[1] and three Latin Grammy Awards.[2]Chucho has won four Grammy awards: in 1978 for the album Live at Newport by Irakere; in 1998 for his contribution to the CD Havana by his band Crisol (formed in 1997), with two songs - "Mr. Bruce" and "Mambo para Roy" - written by Chucho; in 2003 for his album Live at the Village Vanguard; and in 2011 for his album Chucho's Steps.On 16 October 2006, Chucho Valds was nominated Goodwill Ambassador of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).In 2008 Sony released an album of Chucho playing with his father Bebo Valds
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April 06, 2019
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April 06, 2019
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I Historic Synagogue 600 I Street N W Washington, District of Columbia 20001 United States
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