Escala Sonora • Daymé Arocena @ The Citadel
Escala Sonora

Daymé Arocena @ The Citadel

  • 05.18.2024
  • The Citadel
  • 8:00 PM

Experience the magnetic allure of Daymé Arocena, the Afro-Cuban jazz luminary hailed as Cuba’s “finest young female singer.” From captivating performances in Havana’s streets since the age of eight to winning the prestigious Juno Award for Best Jazz Album in 2015 with the acclaimed Maqueque, Arocena’s journey is one of undeniable talent and unwavering passion. With a voice likened to the legendary Celia Cruz and Aretha Franklin by NPR, Arocena seamlessly blends Afro-Cuban heritage with contemporary jazz influences, promising an evening of soul-stirring melodies and vibrant rhythms.

Beyond her musical prowess, Arocena’s performances are a celebration of culture and spirituality, reflecting her deep-rooted belief in Santeria. Adorned in traditional attire that honors her faith, she invites audiences on a transcendent journey where music becomes a conduit for connection and expression. Join us for an unforgettable concert experience as Daymé Arocena invites you to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Afro-Cuban jazz, where every note resonates with the spirit of Cuba and the heartbeat of the world.