David Virelles and Román perform at the Yale Jazz Festival on Saturday, April 13 from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm at the Morse Head of College House, 304 York Street, New Haven. This event is free and open to the public.
Cuban-born pianist David Virelles grew up surrounded by music in the culturally rich Santiago. Since his arrival to NYC in 2009, he has appeared on live concerts and recordings with musicians as distinct as Steve Coleman, Mark Turner, Henry Threadgill, Andrew Cyrille, Chris Potter, Wadada Leo Smith, Tom Harrell, Milford Graves and Ravi Coltrane. Virelles was named #1 Rising Star in the Piano category by DownBeat in 2017.