Jazz on Film: Old Man Bebo
In connection with the Bebo Valdés exhibit, Giant of Cuban Music, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem presents a screening of Old Man Bebo, a documentary by Carlos Carcas, featuring Bebo Valdés, Chucho Valdés, the Valdés families, Omara Portuondo, Pio Leyva, Israel Lòpez “Cacho”, Guillermo Àlvarez Guedes, Paquito D’Rivera, Fernando Trueba, Cesar Portillo De La Luz, Àngel Diaz and Leonardo Acosta. Precede by an introduction by Ned Sublette and a brief Q and A to follow.
NED SUBLETTE is the author of several books, including Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo (Chicago Review Press), and is a musician whose recordings include Kiss You Down South (Postmambo). He is the founder of the Center for Postmambo Studies and co-founder of the public radio program Afropop Worldwide Hip Deep.
Photo by Francesco Sapienza.