Roberto Jr. Vizcaino

Roberto Jr Vizcaino

Roberto Jr Vizcaino comes from the new generation of Cuban percussionists, who preserve and respect the traditions of their culture, fusing and recreating them into both modern and classic. Born into music and global percussion – Roberto, his father Roberto Vizcaino and is also inspired and influenced by true Latin greats including Chucho Valdez, Giovanni Hidalgo,  Karl Perazzo, Horacio El Negro Hernandez, Luis Conte, Richard Bona, Cory Henry, Paquito d' Rivera, Michel Camilo and Joe Lovano, to name a few. He’s played main festivals and stages including the North Sea Jazz-Holland, Montreux Jazz Festival, Womadelaide- New Zealand, Nice Jazz Festival-France, Montreal Jazz Festival and the famous The Hollywood Bowl to name the most recent. Roberto’s been nominated for the 2018 Grammy and the 2019 Billboard Awards and was a Latin Grammy winner in 2023 with Chucho Valdés, Paquito D’ Rivera and Reunion sextet. Currently, he’s a member of Royal Quartet along with Chucho Valdés, Horacio “el negro” Hernández and José Armando Gola.
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