Chucho Valdés

Chucho Valdés

 

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Jesús Valdés Rodríguez, better known as Chucho Valdés (born October 9, 1941), is a Cuban pianist, bandleader, composer and arranger whose career spans over 50 years. An original member of the Orquesta Cubana de Música Moderna, in 1973 he founded the group Irakere, one of Cuba's best-known Latin jazz bands. Both his father, Bebo Valdés, and his son, Chuchito, are pianists as well. He has won five Grammy Awards[2] and three Latin Grammy Awards.[3]

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Highlights10

Chucho's Steps
 
Chucho's Steps is an album released by jazz pianist Chucho Valdés and his band, the Afro-Cuban Messengers.
 
Irakere
 
Live at the Village Vanguard
 
Live at the Village Vanguard is an album by Chucho Valdés, released through Blue Note Records in 2000.
Chucho Valdés presenta: Lo mejor de la timba cubana
Album
Chucho Valdés presenta: Lo mejor de la timba cubana is an album by musical artist Chucho Valdes, released on January 1, 1997.

Photos - Chucho Valdés171

Popular Albums29

Album Appearances & References50

Song Appearances & References3

Musical Groups1

Collaborators18

Music-Related Relationships6

Personal & Professional Relationships2

Awards & Nominations2

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Spotify - Albums & Singles132

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On38

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts15

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