My understanding is that this is Bobby’s first full scale production music video.

From an email I received from Bobby in response to a question about his music education in Cuba

“I never studied in any school of music.

All my education comes from other lives that I was living before.

Chucho and Emiliano gave me many tricks.

Arturo Sandoval plunged me deep into the world of the flugelhorn (trumpet too).

Armando Sequeira Romeu: double bass, drums, more chords on piano, and many standards like “Autumn in NY”, “Lullaby of Birdland” and many other tunes, but the more important to be inside in swing.

Pacolo, Tata Gúines and Changuito taught me about congas and the whole of percussion.

In the Musical Theater, Leo Brower and Tony Taño taught me about arranging, orchestration and many things about writing for symphonic formats, etc.”

Quite an education!

Great news!

You can now watch this video – and all Spanish language videos – with English subtitles. It’s free!

Click here for instructions on how to turn on English subtitles.

– Ken McCarthy
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