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Global Cuba Fest brings a musical party to Miami

Cuban jazz pianist Jorge Luis Pacheco will perform at FUNDarte’s Global Cuba Fest 2015.
Cuban jazz pianist Jorge Luis Pacheco will perform at FUNDarte’s Global Cuba Fest 2015. Linh Pham

It’s a party as FUNDarte’s Global Cuba Fest 2015 opens at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Miami-Dade County auditorium. Highlighting the excitement of contemporary Cuban music, the performance features three segments. In Piano Marathon Cubano, top Cuban jazz pianists Harold López-Nussa, Aldo López-Gavilán and Jorge Luis Pacheco will perform an hour-long marathon concert. Volcán, an all-star group featuring Grammy winners Jose Armando Gola, Horacio “El Negro” Hernández, Giovanni Hidalgo and Gonzalo Rubalcaba, will also perform, as will the Switzerland-based international fusion group Lariba.

Tickets are $35 in advance ($30 students and seniors), $40 day of show, with $50 VIP tickets also available. Food trucks and a full bar are also available. The auditorium is at 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami. Call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com. More more information, call FUNDarte at 305-547-5414 or visit www.fundarte.us.

Christine Dolen

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