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Gonzalo Rubalcaba is shown performing during the 2011 Newport Jazz Festival.
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May 15, 2015 The Cuban pianist dazzles with his renditions of "Con Alma" and "Straight No Chaser."
Chris Potter and Dave Holland.
August 9, 2008 The group was remarkably communicative for a band on its second gig together. Bassist Holland, pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba, saxophonist Chris Potter and drummer Eric Harland played a set of originals.
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June 18, 2006 Gonzalo Rubalcaba is one of the most popular pianists on the jazz scene. The Cuban expatriate's latest CD touches on some of the music he was forbidden to learn in Communist Cuba: the work of Cuban classical composers. Rolando Arrieta profiles the artist.
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April 4, 2006 In Gonzalo Rubalcaba's "Lullaby for a Black Child" — written by Amadeo Roldan, known as the first composer to incorporate Afro-Cuban rhythms into orchestral music — the tension lies just beneath a lovely, pristine surface.
January 28, 2005 The brilliant Cuban pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba talks with NPR's Tony Cox about Paseo, his first album in three years.
July 8, 2001 Weekend Edition Sunday music director Ned Wharton reviews the latest new releases on CD, including Gonzalo Rubalcaba, a Parasol Records sampler and Slang.
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