May 17, 2011

Istanbul Prepares for Cuban Legend Valdes

Revered Cuban musician Chucho Valdes, billed as one of the five best pianists of all time and the winner of eight Grammy awards to date, will take to the Cemal Reşit Rey (CRR) Concert Hall stage in Istanbul on Tuesday night.

Accompanied by the Afro-Cuban Messengers band, Valdes will play a selection of pieces from his Latin Grammy award-winning album, “Chucho’s Steps,” as well as a repertoire relating the history of Cuban jazz.

Tickets range from TL 50 to TL 80 in price and are available for purchase from the CRR box office or online at The concert starts at 8 p.m.

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