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Yoel Diaz

Yoel Diaz

Origin: Cuba

Main instrument: Piano

Genres: Jazz, Latin

Musician and composer Yoel Diaz was born in Holguin, Cuba. After studying percussion, he taught himself piano and composition. In 1996, Diaz became musical director for Alfredo Morales' Chiquitin. The following year, he moved to Montréal, and soon found himself serving as opening act for the likes of Arturo Sandoval, Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri or Ray Barreto. Te llegó, his first album of original material, was released in 2003. Desde mi casa hasta La Habana came out three years later. A popular player, Diaz has collaborated with a host of artists, including Carlos Placeres, Alex Bellegarde, Lorraine Klaasen, the brothers Diouf and Luc De Larochellière. Encuentros came out in 2011, followed by Origen a year later.

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2003 Yoel Diaz Thursday, June 26, 2003 at 9 p.m.
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2005 Arturo Sandoval Thursday, February 17, 2005 at 8 p.m.
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Alex Bellegarde Saturday, July 2, 2005 at 8 p.m.
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Saturday, July 2, 2005 at 10 p.m.
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2010 Yoel Diaz Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 6 p.m.
Le Balmoral (Maison du Festival Rio Tinto Alcan)
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Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 8 p.m.
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Friday, August 27, 2010 at 6 p.m.
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Friday, August 27, 2010 at 8 p.m.
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Saturday, August 28, 2010 at 6 p.m.
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Saturday, August 28, 2010 at 8 p.m.
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2011 Yoel Diaz Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 9 p.m.
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2012 Yoel Diaz Duo Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 8:30 p.m.
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Friday, October 19, 2012 at 8:30 p.m.
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Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 8:30 p.m.
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