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Event Archive - Rafael Zaldivar Trio

Sun. June 30th 2013 - Sun. June 30th 2013 Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)

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Music: Jazz / Blues
Celebrated for his extravagant talents as both improviser and composer, Cuban-born pianist Rafael Zaldivar is a musical marvel. After being classically trained in Havana, Zaldivar’s exciting musical synthesis incorporates classical and jazz concepts that are influenced by the harmonies and rhythmic complexities of Cuban music. A Montreal resident since 2005, Zaldivar draws from Art Tatum and McCoy Tyner as much as Chucho Valdés and Gonzalo Rubalcaba. This dazzling virtuoso received a 2013 Juno Award nomination for “Contemporary Jazz Album Of The Year” for his album, "Drawing." Rémi-Jean LeBlanc bass and Philippe Melanson drums


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