Calixto OVIEDO and The Cuban Jazz Train, featuring: , Oscar Hernandez

Thu Jan 18 2018

8:30 PM

Catalina Bar & Grill

6725 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028

All Ages

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One of the most important representitives of Latin jazz in the world of drumming, creator of a new Cuban sound...  Calixto Oviedo is the Elvin Jones of Cuba."
- All About Jazz, Italia
Calixto Oviedo is a living encyclopedia of Cuban drumming and percussion, from the profound roots of African-influenced folklore to the hottest dance music and the cutting edge of jazz. One of the creators of the dynamic timba rhythm when he was the drummer for the iconic Havana group NG la Banda, Oviedo's innovative and brilliant percussive techniques have made him the in-demand drummer for The Afro Cuban All Stars, Calixto has had the
opportunity to play with numerous internationally known artists including Paquito D'Rivera,Arturo Sandoval, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Chucho Valdes, Danilo Perez and many others with a
career that spans over 38 years.
Calixto Oviedo was born on October 14, 1955

Latin Grammy Rumba del siglo

Akademia Music Award best latin jazz album dec 2015

Calixto moved from Stockholm to Lakewood, CO in July of 2013. Since then he has been performing and teaching clinics
at major United States Universities, such as University of Colorado at Boulder (CU), California State University at Los
Angeles (CSULA), and Berklee College of of Music.
He has been honored to play at this various festivals around the world: Feria de Cali, Colombia ; Montreaux Jazz Festival,Paleo Rock Festival, Carnaval in Panamá, Nice jazz Festival, France; Roskilde Festival, Festival de Salsa en Madrid,
Spain; North Sea Jazz Festival, Netherlands; Antillansefeesten, Belgium; Festival de Salsa en Barcelona, Spain; Umbria
Jazz, Italy; Couleur Café, Belgium; Festival di San Remo, Italy; Riga Ritmi Festival, Latvia; Copenhagen Jazz Festival,
Denmark; Nordischerklang, Germany; Gottingen Jazz Festival, Germany; Red Sea Jazz Festiva, Eilat – Israel; Imatra Big
Band Festival, Finland; Umeå Jazz Festival, Sweden; Oslo World Music, Norway; Salsa Festival, Madrid, Spain; Feria del
Pacifico, Peru; Frutas Tropicales, Helsinki – Finland; Molde Jazz Festival, Molde, Norway; Udine jazz –Italy; A Sulle
Bocce –Italy; Montreal Jazz Festival –Canada; Portland Jazz Festival

Tijuna Blues & Jazz Festival and may more.

Cubanjazztrain

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    Oscar Hernandez

    Latin Jazz

    Three-time Grammy Award Winner Oscar Hernández has long been considered one of the most gifted and prominent pianist/ arrangers on the contemporary Latin, Latin-jazz and salsa music scene.

    Oscar Hernandez is the leader of the world renowned “Spanish Harlem Orchestra”. With their five CD’s to date, Oscar and SHO as they are commonly known, were nominated for a Grammy on their first CD “Un Gran Dia En El Barrio”, won the Grammy for their second CD release,” Across 110th Street” and nominated for their third CD “United We Swing”, and winning yet another Grammy with their 4th CD “Viva La Tradicion”Their latest is self tittled just “Spanish Harlem Orchestra featuring jazz greats Chick Corea & Joe Lovano as special guests. Oscar is the leader, music producer as well as pianist/arranger on all CD’s. Since the band’s inception in the year 2001, SHO have garnered numerous awards and world acclaim as one of the finest exponents of Salsa and Latin/Jazz music. Spanish Harlem Orchestra is generally considered one of the best Salsa orchestras today and one of the finest music ensembles in the world.

    Oscar’s career as a professional began in the 70’s performing and recording with such seminal artists as Ismael Miranda ,Ray Barreto, Celia Cruz, Conjunto Libre, Pete “El Conde” Rodriguez & Grupo Folklorico. Oscar was responsible for charting the musical course of the Rubén Blades Band. “Seis Del Solar”. Increasingly in demand as a pianist, arranger and producer, the Bronx native has produced such artists as Ruben Blades, Paul Simon, Willie Colón “Carabali”, Daniel Ponce, Rafael Dejesus, Eddie Torres, Phil Hernandez, Steve Kroon, Juan Luis Guerra, etc. and than made a more personal statement with the debut CD’s “Decision” and “Alternate Roots” by his band Seis Del Solar the Rubén Blades Band sans Rubén, and now with his 2X Grammy Award winning band “The Spanish Harlem Orchestra”.

    In addition to being Rubén Blades pianist, arranger and musical director, Oscar Hernández has enjoyed a prolific musical career recording and performing with such world renown artists as Latin music king Tito Puente, Queen of Salsa Music Celia Cruz, Latin Pop Star Julio Iglesias, Juan Luis Guerra, Ray Barreto, Earl Klugh, Dave Valentin, Johnny Pacheco, Ismael Miranda, Pete”Conde” Rodríquez, Oscar De’leon, Luis “Perico” Ortiz, “Libre’ “Grupo Folkorico Experimental”, Willie Colón, Kirsty MacColl, etc…..Oscar’s musical exploits include working as Musical Director/Conductor, arranging and producing the music for “The Capeman,” pop-rock icon Paul Simon’s Broadway musical. In addition, Oscar is also the music producer of “The Capeman” cast recording. Oscar was Musical Director/Arranger for the hit shows “Quien Mato A Hector Lavoe” and “La Lupe” at the 47th Street Theatre. He was also, Music Supervisor/Arranger for the show “Four Guys named Jose & Una Mujer named Maria”.

    In addition to having firmly established his reputation as an excellent musician and producer/arranger, Oscar has composed music for film having scored the music for the film documentaries, “If The Mango Tree Could Speak” by Pat Goudvis &”Angela Tiene Un Bebé” by Paula Heredia, HBO’s “Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story” and Cuban Roots/Bronx Stories by Pam Sporn.

    In addition to leading New York’s Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Oscar also leads an All Star Salsa Orchestra in Los Angeles and performs with his Latin Jazz Quintet. “Alma Libre” His new quintet CD titled “The Art of Latin Jazz will be released on Origin Records in March 2017. As a musical director/arranger, he is in demand by many of today’s top Latino artists.

    Most recently , Oscar is responsible for the orchestrations & arrangements of the new hit Broadway Musical by Gloria Estefan, “On Your Feet”.

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Calixto OVIEDO and The Cuban Jazz Train, featuring: , Oscar Hernandez

Thu Jan 18 2018 8:30 PM

Catalina Bar & Grill Hollywood CA
Calixto OVIEDO and The Cuban Jazz Train, featuring: , Oscar Hernandez
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All Ages

One of the most important representitives of Latin jazz in the world of drumming, creator of a new Cuban sound...  Calixto Oviedo is the Elvin Jones of Cuba."
- All About Jazz, Italia
Calixto Oviedo is a living encyclopedia of Cuban drumming and percussion, from the profound roots of African-influenced folklore to the hottest dance music and the cutting edge of jazz. One of the creators of the dynamic timba rhythm when he was the drummer for the iconic Havana group NG la Banda, Oviedo's innovative and brilliant percussive techniques have made him the in-demand drummer for The Afro Cuban All Stars, Calixto has had the
opportunity to play with numerous internationally known artists including Paquito D'Rivera,Arturo Sandoval, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Chucho Valdes, Danilo Perez and many others with a
career that spans over 38 years.
Calixto Oviedo was born on October 14, 1955

Latin Grammy Rumba del siglo

Akademia Music Award best latin jazz album dec 2015

Calixto moved from Stockholm to Lakewood, CO in July of 2013. Since then he has been performing and teaching clinics
at major United States Universities, such as University of Colorado at Boulder (CU), California State University at Los
Angeles (CSULA), and Berklee College of of Music.
He has been honored to play at this various festivals around the world: Feria de Cali, Colombia ; Montreaux Jazz Festival,Paleo Rock Festival, Carnaval in Panamá, Nice jazz Festival, France; Roskilde Festival, Festival de Salsa en Madrid,
Spain; North Sea Jazz Festival, Netherlands; Antillansefeesten, Belgium; Festival de Salsa en Barcelona, Spain; Umbria
Jazz, Italy; Couleur Café, Belgium; Festival di San Remo, Italy; Riga Ritmi Festival, Latvia; Copenhagen Jazz Festival,
Denmark; Nordischerklang, Germany; Gottingen Jazz Festival, Germany; Red Sea Jazz Festiva, Eilat – Israel; Imatra Big
Band Festival, Finland; Umeå Jazz Festival, Sweden; Oslo World Music, Norway; Salsa Festival, Madrid, Spain; Feria del
Pacifico, Peru; Frutas Tropicales, Helsinki – Finland; Molde Jazz Festival, Molde, Norway; Udine jazz –Italy; A Sulle
Bocce –Italy; Montreal Jazz Festival –Canada; Portland Jazz Festival

Tijuna Blues & Jazz Festival and may more.

Cubanjazztrain

htpp://www.calixtooviedoondrums.com