Yelfris Valdes at London’s La Linea festival – 25 April 2019


Cuban trumpet player Yelfris Valdes has redefined the role of Latin brass in the capital since he arrived in 2014. A member of the acclaimed Cuban band Sierra Maestra for ten years, Yelfris debuts his new project For the Ones..  connecting Yoruba shamanic chants with electronics to create a layered and hypnotic effect.

Part of La Linea 19 – The London Latin Music Festival.

Thursday 25 April 2019 Doors 8pm
Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, E1 6LA

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La Linea 19 – The London Latin Music Festival, from April 25 – May 5 2019

LaLinea19_270x163.jpgThis 10-day festival, now in its nineteenth year, hosts global superstars and the very best emerging talent from across the Latin Music world.

Boasting an impressive array of UK debuts, world premieres and rare UK appearances, and taking place across London’s concert halls, clubs, and art hubs, the festival will once again showcase the diversity of new Latin music on an international scale with a strong bill featuring hypnotic Cuban nu-electronica, samba-infused jazz from Brazil, Mexican cumbia, Argentinian psychedelic rhythms, and much more.

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