Dayramir Gonzalez

Saturday, March 20, 2021 12:00 AM to 12:30 AM
Presented by Soy Cubana
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Hacienda Heights, CA Yamaha Artist Dayramir Gonzalez, is a three-time Cubadisco award-winner and the first Cuban national to receive Berklee College of Music’s “Presidential Scholarship” and the 2013 Wayne Shorter Award for most outstanding jazz composer. 
 Dayramir began his professional career as a pianist and composer with former Irakere member, Oscar Valdes’ Afro-Cuban jazz ensemble Diákara at the age of 16. Since winning Havana’s JoJazz festival in 2004 and 2005, Dayramir has gone from winning three Cubadisco awards for his 2007 debut album “Dayramir & Habana enTRANCé” to becoming Berklee College of Music’s first Cuban national “Presidential Scholarship” recipient to performing in 15,000-seat stadiums with legends like Chucho and Bebo Valdes and headlining Carnegie Hall's,“Voices of Latin America Series,” invited by Chucho Valdes representing the young generation of Afro-Cuban jazz. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California where he recently composed music for the score i...
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