Cuban Flutist


The Cuban flutist and composer Orlando Valle Maraca is a spectacle to see as he directs his highly talented 12 member group. MARACA is considered one of the most popular artists in Latin and Afro-Cuban Music, from salsa to Latin jazz. His music is a cocktail of fusion and energy that stems from the jazziest improvisations to the most danceable elements of Caribbean and popular Cuban music.

Maraca has traveled extensively and with tremendous success with his groups, “Maraca y Otra Vision” as well as “Maraca & Afro-Cuban Jazz Masters” to more than 35 countries. Since the creation his group in 1995, Maraca has recorded 6 records as a solo artist and has participated in more than 40 productions as a guest flutist in addition to his work with the group.

WED 9/7, 7:30pm click to purchase tickets

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“[When you are listening to Maraca], you are hearing one of the most stylistically accomplished Afro-Cuban ensembles performing today.” – Howard Reich

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