Havana Fairfax Connection 0114

A carnival of music, joy and danceable tunes with host Toni Basanta. www.cubanbridge.wordpress.com Featuring the career of Cuban horn player Yasek Manzano. Multi-instrumentalist Yasek Manzano makes his home in Havana, Cuba. He has released three CDs as a leader, and performed on countless others. His many original compositions are published by ACDAM and SGAE. He received his Bachelor's Degree from The Fine Arts Institute of Havana (El ISA), and has also studied at Julliard and Berklee here in the US. Known for the interesting arrangements of his work, Yasek's textural treatments of classic pieces by Bach, Vivaldi, Saint-Saƫns and J.F. Fasch weave a tapestry of atmosphere for listeners and viewers.

Yasek Manzano is featured in 4 of our HFC episodes. Seeds of Change (Ep.88), with drummer Enrique Pla (Ep.48), Trumpet Summit Trumpet Evolution (Ep. 107) and on 114, where his performance is a passionate ode to his own multicultural vision.

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Monday, September 19, 2022
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