Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

For more than 30 years, 5 time Juno Award winner, 2 time Grammy nominee Jane Bunnett has been bridging the gulf between Cuba and North America,introducing jazz audiences to some of the finest musicians that the island has to offer.

Through her longstanding ensemble SPIRITS OF HAVANA, Bunnett has provided early opportunities to such future greats as Dafnis Prieto, Yosvanny Terry, Pedrito Martinez and David Virelles, and also becoming a national treasure as well as an internationally acclaimed jazz artist in the process. Jane is also an "Officer of The Order Of Canada" and has won an Ontario 2015 "Premiers Award for Excellence in the Arts".

Now, with her new sextet "MAQUEQUE", she introduces the world to some of Cuba's most promising female musicians, injecting her own music with an invigorating dose of youthful energy in the process. Jane Bunnett and MAQUEQUE won a JUNO for "Best Jazz Group Recording for their first CD "MAQUEQUE" 2015.
Catch them as they are on tour out of Cuba for the launch of their 2nd CD "ODDARA"

Jane Bunnett: sop sax and flute
Magdelys Savigne: Percussion and voice
Yissy Garcia: drums
Danae Olano: piano and voice
Celia Jimenez: bass and voice
Elizabeth Rodriguez: violin and voice
Special guests: Dayme Arocena: voice, Melvis Santa: voice

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