Horacio 'El Negro' Hernandez perofming in London THIS WEEKEND

This Saturday and Sunday (15/16 November) Horacio 'El Negro' Hernandez will be performing at Charlie Wrights as part of the London Jazz Festival with his band Italuba.

2x Grammy Award winner Horacio 'El Negro' Hernandez is a world-renowned drummer known for his Latin jazz fusion prowess and as well as for his his cutting edge Cuban-born, Italian-based quartet, Italuba. "Italuba is more related to jazz and world music than to straight Cuban music. It has a wider vision."

Whether playing with jazz legends like McCoy Tyner or Michel Camilo, rock stars like Carlos Santana or Steve Winwood, or as member of renowned Latin ensembles like Tito Puente's Tropi-Jazz All Stars, El Negro has earned a strong reputation as one of the most powerful and versatile players in the current musical scene.

Charlie Wrights
45 Pitfield Street

Chris Barnes

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