Autumn Jazz: American & Cuban Jazz

Saturday, November 4

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cuban jazz pianist, Carlos Manuel Gomez, performs an hour of both American and Cuban jazz songs on piano. Carlos Gomez was trained in classical piano at the National School of Art in Havana and the Carl Nielson International Conservatory in Moscow.

Carlos Gomez is a Cuban-born Jazz Pianist, trained in classical piano at the National School of Art in Havana and The Carl Nielsen International Conservatory in Moscow. Gomez’s passion turned to Jazz in his late teens, influenced by Irakere and the rapidly growing Jazz movement in Cuba in the 70s and 80s. Much of his inspiration has come from Cuban pianists such as Chucho Valdez and Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and also American pianist, Chick Corea. After graduating from the NSA, Gomez was a music professor at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogota for over a decade. In Miami he managed a Jazz Trio for two years at the St. Regis Wine Bar in Bal Harbour and has played Jazz at numerous events at the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami, including the popular Jazz @ MOCA series. Gomez has also played several concerts at Amadeus Piano in Stamford, CT where he is currently recording a CD with Amadeus Records.

Registration required. To register, please click here or call 203-488-1441 x 318.