The dazzling musician The New York Times called “a charismatic spark plug of a pianist from Cuba” made his debut at the Havana International Jazz Festival in 1990 when he was 15.

Fonseca also played with Buena Vista Social Club™ and recorded and toured with another of its solo stars Omara Portuondo. Fonseca’s new album is set for release on Impulse! Records on October 28, 2016, is just what the title suggests – a look backward at the evolution of Cuban Jazz.

He will be accompanied by Ramsés ‘Dynamite’ Rodriguez on drums, Yandy Martinez on bass, Adel González on percussion and with special guest Fatoumata Diawara it’s impossible to sit still when Fonseca’s quartet takes off.

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