Arturo Sandoval

Jazz legend Arturo Sandoval on escaping Cuba to pursue his passion

When Arturo Sandoval first started playing the trumpet at age 10 while living in Cuba, he was told he'd never make it as a musician. Heartbroken yet determined, Sandoval persevered and eventually mastered the instrument at a young age. Sandoval’s passion for music brought him comfort while living in the...
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Boston Globe

Get in an Afro-Cuban mood with Arturo Sandoval

The jazz trumpeter returns to Scullers on May 13 and 14. Here’s a brief story about Arturo Sandoval. I was on a business trip in New York City in 2005. On my one free night, I went to the Blue Note. Turned out, Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval was playing. I didn’t know his music, but I wanted to hear some live jazz. The result: My socks were knocked off, and I became a fan.
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Miami New Times

Doral Holiday Series Features Creole Christmas, Arturo Sandoval, Nu Deco, and More

Longing for a spectacular musical and cultural experience to help enrich your holiday season? Doral Live has got you covered. This outdoor concert series features a remarkably diverse lineup of entertainment running through December 19 in the spacious Downtown Doral Park. It’s all part of the inaugural Downtown Doral Holiday Fest, presented by the Downtown Doral Arts and Culture Foundation.

Jazz Fest Pompano Beach Welcomes Grammy® Award-Winning Lineup – Two-Day Festival Features Arturo Sandoval, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Nestor Torres & More!

Pompano Beach Arts is proud to announce the City’s inaugural Jazz Fest, featuring a dynamic lineup of music icons. The star-studded festival kicks off at The Great Lawn along the beach for an evening concert with ten-time Grammy® Award-winner Arturo Sandoval on Friday, January 28, 2022 at 8 pm. Day two is an immersive musical extravaganza at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. During the afternoon, the center’s ArtsPlaza will be filled with the sounds of legendary artists including Sammy Figueroa, Bryan Lynch, Magela Herrera, Ashley Pezzotti, in addition to emerging and student artists under the direction of Grammy Award-winning professor Dr. Ed Calle. In the evening, Grammy® and Tony® Award-winner, singer Dee Dee Bridgewater, takes the stage inside the center’s theater. Jazz Fest Pompano Beach is a partnership with KCC Productions, a well-known concert and festival production company. Ticket information at