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Jesus Aguaje Ramos and his Buena Vista Orchestra

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JESUS “AGUAJE” RAMOS (born August, 1951) is a Cuban trombonist, singer, composer, arranger and musical director. He is known as the composer, arranger and trombonist of The Buena Vista Social Club. He has also served long stints in world class ensembles Estrellas de Areito and Afro-Cuban Allstars. His past musical journey and history is brought into focus throughout the critically acclaimed 1999 documentary “Buena Vista Social Club” and the 2017 follow up “Buena Vista Social Club: Adios” Ramos performed on the beloved recordings of The Buena Vista Social Club and Afro-Cuban Allstars and many others, along with the solo albums of Ibrahim Ferrer, Ruben Gonzales and Omara Portuondo. He was Gonzales’s musical director and has been touring extensively since 1997 with many Afro-Cuban projects. He was a prominent member and musical director of the renowned ‘Adios’ tour which brought Cuban cultural music back into international prominence. Ramos and his Buena Vista Orchestra began touring and playing shows in the mid-2010’s, becoming a darling of critics and audiences throughout North America. Jesus “Aguaje” Ramos and his Buena Vista Orchestra continue the legacy of this legendary musical and cultural movement in 2024 with an exciting new stage production and repertoire pulled from Aguaje's greatest hits (many of which he composed), traditional music and deep-dive cuts. Key players from throughout the history of Cuban and Afro-Cuban music join him on stage for a celebration encompassing everything from Guajira, Son, Danzon, Son Montuno, Pilon, Cha Cha Cha, Changui and Bolero to Guaracha, Ritmo Batanga, Afro, Latin Jazz and more. The group has amassed thousands of monthly listeners on Spotify with their debut album on SSK Entertainment, Greatest Recorded Performances, with another album due out later this year. Ramos is joined on this 2024 tour by an all star ensemble featuring veteran musicians and past members of groups like The Buena Vista Social Club, including "Betun" Luis Mariano Valiente Marin (Congas, Bongo), Emilio Senon Morales Ruiz (keys) and Fabía Garcia (Bass).
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  • Fri, September 20, 2024
  • 8:00 PM
  • All Ages (under 16 with adult)
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