Venue Details

14516 Star Starred
Warner Theatre
513 13th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20004
202-783-4000
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from Goldstar Member

Did not disappoint - fluid and energetic.

reviewed Oct 30 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Nancy H.

Excellent group of musicians. Great connection with the audience.

reviewed Oct 30 2010 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“Valdes demonstrates a dizzying exuberance at the piano…like [he] can barely contain his enthusiasm.” —All About Jazz
“Compared to everyone from Oscar Peterson and McCoy Tyner to Duke Ellington and Count Basie, Valdes is spoken of in reverent terms throughout the community of jazz musicians.” —Los Angeles Times

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Hailed as “the dean of Latin jazz” and “one of the world’s great virtuosic pianists” by The New York Times, multi-Grammy Award winner Chucho Valdés has recorded over eighty CD’s during his illustrious career, performing with countless jazz masters, including Herbie Hancock, Dizzy Gillespie, Wynton Marsalis and Chick Corea. Founder of the rhythmically innovative Latin jazz band Irakere, the Cuban-born Valdés has appeared on the distinguished stages of Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and The Hollywood Bowl.

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