Thursday, May 10, 6:30 & 9:00 PM | Bell's Brewery, Kalamazoo
“A different side to the great legacy of pianists that come from Cuba... He is the new school,” says BBC Radio’s Gilles Peterson.
Named “#1 Rising Star” in the Piano category in DownBeat magazine’s Critics Poll in 2015, Cuban-born pianist/composer David Virelles grew up in a musical home. He began studying music at age seven and was exposed to the rich musical traditions and the music of Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, and Andrew Hill.