Hugo Cruz and Caminos presented by The Frick PittsburghFriday, August 21, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hugo Cruz and Caminos is a Cuban-fusion band led by Hugo Cruz Machado, an award-winning composer, percussionist, and graduate of the Instituto Superior des Artes of Havana, Cuba. Caminos’ rhythms and melodies combine Cuban, Afro-Cuban, African, and American jazz sounds to form a unique style that aims to unify the world’s music expressions in one experience. Tune in and experience their sound!
Streamed on The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh channel. (run-time 60 minutes)
Band members include Eli Naragon (bass), Roger Romero (saxophone), and Michael Bernabe (keyboard). Caminos have performed at the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival 2019, First Night Pittsburgh 2020, Backstage Bar, and Fabrica des Artes in Havana, Cuba, among other places. Hugo has performed in Havana’s largest jazz festival, Jazz Plaza, with acclaimed artists Dave Weckl and Victor Goines, and won an award at Cubadisco, the most prestige music awards event in Cuba, performing with Afro-Cuban rock-fusion group Síntesis.
While we are unable to gather on the Frick grounds this summer, our belief in music’s power to bring people together is unwavering. We hope you enjoy this season’s virtual presentation of Summer Fridays at the Frick presented by UPMC Health Plan, in partnership with The Show Must Go On(line) pittsburgh channel.