Some Cuban atmosphere in Amsterdam
Cuban singer Estrella Acosta has been active in the Netherlands as an ambassador of the music of her motherland. Last season she did a theater tour with ‘Mujeres de Luna’, a program dedicated to female Cuban composers. She has also performed in major festivals in The Netherlands and abroad, a.o. North Sea Jazz, Chicago World Music Festival, Sunfest in Canada and Jazz Plaza in Havana, Cuba.
This summer she will be joined by multi-instrumentalist, Carlos Irarragorri, who is visiting from Trinidad, Cuba. Carlos and Estrella have been collaborating since the year 2000 on various projects and recordings. Carlos played with a.o. Celia Cruz, El Canario and Cheo Feliciano. Together with their talented musical cohorts, Carlos and Estrella will bring a choice of the best music of the great Cuban songbook.
Estrella Acosta - vocals, Carlos Irarragorri - guitar, tres, Pedro Luis Pardo – double bass, tres, Jan Luc van Eendenburg – percussion.