Tomorrow! Global Cuba Fest 2022 Closing Night

March 12th, 2022

FUNDarte and Miami Light Project present a double-bill concert featuring Jorge Luis Pacheco and Carlos Averhoff Jr. with Special Guest Artists on March 12th at 8:00 p.m for the Global Cuba Fest 2022 Closing Night at Miami Dade County Auditorium.

Global Cuba Fest Closing Night

MARCH 12th – Miami Dade County Auditorium

The Closing Night of the XV edition of the Global Cuba Fest closes with a double bill concert featuring the fierce virtuosity and creativity of Jorge Luis Pacheco with special guest star Daymé Arocena, accompanied by Ramses Rodríguez (Drums), Yorgis Goiricelaya (Bass), and Otto Santana (Percussion); and Carlos Averhoff Jr. with Latin jazz legends Harold López-Nussa, Brian Lynch, Nestor Torres, Maggie Marquez and Ahmed Barroso premiering the new album “Together” on Saturday, March 12 at 8:00 p.m. at Miami Dade County Auditorium.

What: Jorge Luis Pacheco and Carlos Averhoff Jr. with special guests in concert!
When: Saturday, March 12 at 8:00 p.m.
Where: Miami Dade County Auditorium (2901 W Flagler St., Miami, FL 33135)
Tickets: Ticketmaster; by phone (800) 745-3000 and at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium Box Office, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $40
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About the Artists

Jorge Luis Pacheco. Hailing from Havana, Cuba, Jorge Luis Pacheco is one of the leading pianists and musicians of the new generation of jazz in Cuba. Winner of  the Montreux Jazz Piano Solo Competition  in Switzerland, Pacheco is a fiery young pianist with “flying hands.” He has performed all over the world including prominent jazz clubs such as Dizzy’s Jazz at Lincoln Center(New York), theaters, and festivals such as the Blue Note Jazz Festival in New York, or The Piano Night in the House of Blues at the New Orleans Jazz Fest as well as the Sziget Festival in the City of Budapest, Hungary.
Daymé Arocena was born and raised in Havana, her conservatoire training was combined with an upbringing grounded in Cuba’s own musical foundations. Accepted age 9 into one of the country’s prestigious music schools, she studied a choir directing course rooted in Western classical tradition. Daymé Arocena draws inspiration from the intertwining musical legacies of her native Cuba. A singer, composer and choir director, she’s a bright-shining performer carrying the flame for a new generation of Cuban musicians. Approaching jazz, soul, and classical influences with an innate sense of rhythm, she released her second album, Cubafonía, in early 2017.

Carlos Averhoff Jr. Born in Havana, Cuba, saxophonist, composer, bandleader of two musical projects Iresi & iQba is a recording artist at SunnySide Records Jazz Label and a Grammy Nominee for his collaboration with Buena Vista Social Club Presenta a Omara Portuondo. Following the legacy of his father, Carlos Averhoff Sr., Carlos Averhoff Jr has established his name among the new generation of Cuban musicians.

PLEASE NOTE: Before attending, please review our updated Health & Safety Measures for indoor performances at Miami-Dade County Auditorium. Visiting artists are subject to change due to unanticipated travel restrictions related to COVID-19 pandemic.
Founded in 1989, Miami Light Project is a not-for-profit cultural organization that presents live performances by innovative dance, music, and theater artists from around the world; supports the development of new work by South Florida-based artists; offers educational programs for students of every age, and cultivates the development of new audiences reflecting the diverse cultural and economic make-up of South Florida. Miami Light Project is a cultural forum to explore some of the issues that define contemporary society.
FUNDarte is a multidisciplinary non-profit organization dedicated to producing, presenting, and promoting music, theater, dance, film, and visual arts that speak to Miami’s diverse cultures with an emphasis on Hispanic/Latino arts and culture. FUNDarte particularly works to nurture emerging artists and those with little or no exposure to South Florida audiences; facilitate intercultural and international exchanges; and provide local audiences and artists with educational opportunities that expand their creative, critical, and social perspectives. Visit us at for more information about our exciting and diverse live programming.

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