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Roberto Fonseca Leads International Jazz Day in Cuba

Frank Hammel • News • April 29, 2021

The Festival Jazz Plaza and the UNESCO Transcultura Program: Integrating Cuba, the Caribbean and the European Union through Culture and Creativity celebrate International Jazz Day 2021 with an online concert and creative exchange from the Caribbean, directed by Cuban musician Roberto Fonseca who presents the Jazz Plaza Band, and with the participation, for the first time, of artists from nine of the 17 Caribbean beneficiary countries of the Transcultura Programme, who will join this jazz festival virtually.

This sub-regional concert will feature Caribbean musicians Andre Woodvine from Barbados, Barbara Cadet from Saint Lucia, Oshane Love from Jamaica, Michele Henderson from Dominica, Reginal Policard from Haiti, James Sanker from Belize, Casandra Núñez from the Dominican Republic, and Cuba’s Roberto Fonseca and Bobby Carcassés.

The concert will be a means to promote and integrate the work of Caribbean artists, as well as a didactic material available for use in the teaching-learning process in the region.

Streaming broadcast will happen on April 30th from 6pm (Havana, NY) and 12am (Paris) an it will be available on several Facebook Pages: Roberto Fonseca, Ministerio de Cultura de Cuba, Festival Jazz Plaza La Habana and Streaming Cuba.

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