Arturo Sandoval

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by Arturo Sandoval

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6 November 1949, Artemisa, Havana, Cuba. Starting out as a student of classical trumpet, Sandoval quickly turned to jazz and during the 70s attracted worldwide attention not only for the technical brilliance of his playing but also through the exhilarating Latin influence of his work. He was a founding member of the Orquestra De Música Moderna, which evolved into Irakere. This band performed to great acclaim, winning a Grammy in 1979. After leaving Irakere in 1981, Sandoval led his own... Read more

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jazz
latin jazz
trumpet
latin
cuban
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