Hilario Duran’s “Contumbao” explores the entire spectrum Of Cuban music with the authenticity and vibrancy of Duran’s unique musical vision into the foreseeable future.
Internationally recognised as a jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader of the highest order, the Cuban-Canadian Duran has been based in Toronto for the past two decades, but his musical heart and soul have remained closely connected to the land of his birth.
Highlighting the creative spectrum of Hilario’s musical career, he will be joined by a group of musicians who are in demand in a Toronto’s scene: Roberto Riverón on Bass, with more than 25 years of music making career. Percussion: Jorge Luis Torres “Papiosco”, named “The Child Prodigy” by the late Tata Güines, one of the most important Cuban percussionists. Drummer for this event will be Amhed Mitchell.