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artist: Artists Ramón “Bebo” Valdés

  • video June 21, 2014

    Video Playlist: Bebo Valdés

    Bebo Valdés, who died March 22, 2013 at the age of 94, was one of the great Cuban musicians of all time. A pianist with his own style, bandleader, arranger, composer and mentor to his son Chucho Valdés, he had … Read more »

  • program June 19, 2014

    Rumba Para Bebo

    The legendary Cuban pianist/bandleader/composer Ramón “Bebo” Valdés used to say: “El día que me muera, no quiero lloradera. Que toquen una rumba, que tomen ron y coman chocolate, y que toquen mi música más bailable.” (The day I die, I … Read more »

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