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Bio

Carlos Averhoff Jr is a Latin Grammy nominated Cuban tenor saxophonist, contemporary Afro-Cuban Jazz composer and educator. All About Jazz names Carlos "a dynamic fresh new voice on the saxophone” and Latin Jazz Network portrays his playing as “quite extraordinarily expressive and beautiful,” further adding, “Carlos Averhoff Jr is a musician who is renowned as a virtuoso soloist.”

Born in Havana, Cuba, Carlos first encounter with music was through his mother’s womb by the hands of his father, legendary saxophonist and member of Chucho Valdes’s Irakere, Carlos Averhoff. Classically trained in Cuba’s top music schools Manuel Saumel Conservatory of Music, Amadeo Roldan School of Music and Havana’s Superior Institute of Art, Carlos continued his education in the United States earning Suma cum Laude Honors at Berklee College of Music and a Master’s Degree with Honors from the prestigious New England Conservatory of Music.

 

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DATES

 

December '16

Dec. 26 - Averhoff, Jr 8PM (End of the Year Concert) @ Open Stage Club in Coral Gables, Miami
Dec. 17 to January - Trip to Miami, Holiday Vacation
Dec. 16 - Upcoming Album Mastering Process, NY
Dec. 10 - With D21 Private Event
Dec. 9 - Averhoff, Jr Trio Private Event, Boston MA
Dec. 3 - With D21 Private Event
Dec. 2 - With D21 Private Event

November '16

Nov. 28 - (8PM) With Nestor del Prado Trio @ Lagniappe, Miami, FL
Nov. 26 - (9.30PM) Averhoff, Jr Trio @ Le ChatNoir, Miami, FL

Nov. 21 - 27 Trip to Miami, FL
Nov. 20 - (1PM) Seminar & Iresi Concert @ Concord Conservatory, Concord MA
Nov. 19 - With D21 Private Event
Nov. 18 - (8PM) Iresi @ Contemporary Cuban Art Exposition, Boston MA
Nov. 12 - With D21 Private Event
Nov. 11 - (7pm) Iresi @ Darryls Corner Boston MA
Nov. 10 - Jazz Impro. Class Tuft University, BOston, MA
Nov. 5 - With D21 Private Event

   

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Iresi

by Carlos Averhoff Jr