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Chucho Valdés

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Chucho Valdés

Chucho Valdés has been played on NTS shows including The Pentagon Faceslap, with Invitacion first played on 18 July 2015.

Winner of eight Grammy Awards: five Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy and creditor of many doctorates, Dionisio Jesus "Chucho" Valdés Rodríguez is natural from Quivican, Havana Province, Cuba.

The son of the noted musician Bebo Valdes, Chucho began playing piano when he was three and by the time he was 16 he was leading his own group. In 1960 his father defected from Cuba but Chucho stayed behind. In 1967, he formed the Orquesta Cubana de Musica Moderna and, in 1973, he founded Irakere, the…

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Chopin: Prelude In E Minor
Chucho Valdés
Blue Note2002
Chopin: Prelude In E Minor
Chucho ValdésBlue Note2002
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Invitacion
Chucho Valdes
Areito1986
Invitacion
Chucho ValdesAreito1986
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Invitacion
Chucho Valdes
Areito1986
Invitacion
Chucho ValdesAreito1986
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Nanu
Chucho Valdés
Blue Note2003
Nanu
Chucho ValdésBlue Note2003
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