Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Cuban Musician Robertico Carcasses in conversation with Dan Sharp

November 11th, 2019
5:30 PM

Location
Stone Auditorium, Woldenberg Art Center

One of Cuba’s mos influential musicians and producers, Robertico Carcassés, joins the Chair of Tulane’s Music Department, Dan Sharp, for a live interview about his career and ongoing projects.

Pianist, composer, and producer Robertico Carcassés is one of the most vital influencers in Cuban music today. During his impressive career, Carcassés has toured and recorded with many of Cuba’s top pop, jazz, timba and singer-songwriters, including Descemer Bueno, Dafnis Prieto, Yosvany Terry, Santiago Feliu, César Lopez, and Alfred Thompson.

Since 2001, his dynamic musical project INTERACTIVO has gathered talents from across Havana and continues to push musical boundaries by featuring stellar musicians of all genres: from the rapper Telmary, to the jazz artist Brenda Navarrete, to the innovative Cimafunk.

For more information, contact the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute via email to ccsi@tulane.edu or by phone at (504) 862-8629.

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