Conexiones Latinas de McLean County

Conexiones Latinas de McLean County

We are a non-profit organization consisting of volunteers who share a passion for improving and creating opportunities for Latino families in Bloomington-Normal and McLean County (Illinois).

Somos una organización sin ánimo de lucro formado por voluntarios que comparten una pasión por la mejora y la creación de oportunidades para las familias latinas en Bloomington-Normal y el condado de McLean (Illinois).

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Concert: Chuchito Valdes with Heartland Jazz Orchestra

  • Bloomington Center for the Performaing Arts 600 N. East St. Bloomington, IL (map)

On Friday, September 20th, 2013, Chuchito Valdes and his Cuban quartet will perform with the Heartland Jazz Orchestra at the Bloomington Center for Performing Arts at 7:00 p.m. to commemorate the music of Chuchito’s notable grandfather, Bebo Valdes, who recently passed away.

The concert will feature Bebo Valdes’ charts for jazz orchestra. Bebo was a renowned jazz musician in Havana, Cuba; a leader of the orchestra for the Tropicana. These rare charts belong to Chuchito and have not been performed for many years. There will be a short educational session regarding Cuban music, mambo, and cha cha, just prior to the concert. 

Tickets are $20 and $25.

For more information. 

Earlier Event: September 19
Movie: Chico & Rita at the Normal Theater
Later Event: September 21
Illinois Latino Leadership Conference

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