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Yuliesky González

Trumpeter – The Jazzaar Festival Latin Band

Yuliesky González began the Music Conservatory of Camagüey at 10 years of age while at the same time learning trumpet from his father and his grandfather. After graduating at nineteen González joined the obligatory military service in the army band in Habana. There he formed a brass quintet and began writing his own compositions. After two years of service, the talented trumpet player started his professional music career. He performed with Omara Portuondo, Feliz Valoy, Changuito, ManolitoSimonet, Pupi Pedroso, Pedro Lugo “Nene” and Alexander Abreu, just to name some. Since then he has been touring and performing internationally with artists from all over the world.

González moved to Paris, and later to Berlin, and in 2010 he became a member of Berlin Big Band. González has been part of Danish TV2 Band The Antonelli Orchestra since 2015 and they performed with the Danish superstars Anne Sanne Lis (Anne Linnet, Sanne Salomonsen & Lis Sørensen) at 30 sold-out concerts in Denmark at their comeback tour during 2019 where almost 2 million people saw them.

Yuliesky González Afro Cuban Salsa band ‘Cubanaché’ (former Tierra Caliente), was established in 2010, and his Afro Cuban Jazz Band ‘Kind of Cuban’ was established in 2011. With a profound knowledge of both the history of Cuban Jazz as well as Cuban popular music, and the influences of Classical European music, as well as crispy African rhythms, Yuliesky Gonzalez has a fluent ability to write new Cuban Jazz and Salsa, with elegance, groove, and great personal expression. He is capable of lifting the compositions to a level of such quality, that even hardcore musicians get inspired by the innovative tunes. He is regarded to be among the best trumpet players in the new generation of Cuban top musicians. Yuliesky González debut album ‘CUBANERO’ will be released by One World Records on July 3, 2020.

All Sessions By Yuliesky González

Concert: Cuban Spirit
21.04.2023 20:00
Kultur & Kongresshaus Aarau (KuK)
Jam Session
19.04.2023 21:00
Restaurant Einstein, Aarau