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Chucho Valdes

  • Composer
  • Jazz
  • Pianist

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Chucho Valdes PRIZES AND RECOGNITION

 

Among others distinctions and recognitions he has received:

 -  HONORARY DOCTORATE at VICTORIA UNIVERSITY in CANADA 1997.

 - “FELIX VARELA ORDER” of FIRST GRADE for artistic merits, given by the STATE COUNCIL of the Republic of Cuba, 1998.

 -  HONORARY DOCTORATE in ARTS, year 2000, awarded by INSTITUTO SUPERIOR DE ARTE OF HAVANA.

-   DISTINCTION TO PEDAGOGIC MERIT in 2001, awarded by INSTITUTO SUPERIOR DE ARTE OF HAVANA.

-  NATIONAL CUBAN MUSIC AWARD (shared with Leo Brouwer) in its first edition, 2000.

-  Inducted intot he LATIN JAZZ HALL OF FAME in LOS ANGELES, in a ceremony with TITO PUENTE, EDDIE  PALMIERI and LALO SHIFFRIN in 2000.

-  MUSIC AWARD in SPAIN in JAZZ CATEGORY, 2009 for the CD “Juntos  para siempre”, recorded with his father BEBO VALDÉS  under label Calle 54 RECORDS.

- He has received the Keys to the City in Ponce (Puerto Rico), Los Ángeles and San Francisco, CA, NEW Orleáns, LA, Madison, WI and most recently in PANAMA CITY in January 2009.