Tuesday, September 9th, 7:00pm
Jazz on Film: Old Man Bebo
Curated by the National Jazz Museum in Harlem
Carlos Carcas, 2008, 111 min.
In connection with the exhibit Bebo Valdes: His Music. His Cuba. His Legacy, 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, Pío Leyva, Israel López "Cachao," Guillermo Álvarez Guedes, Paquito D'Rivera, Fernando Trueba, Cesar Portillo De La Luz, Ángel Díaz, Leonardo Acosta. Preceded by a brief introduction by Ned Sublette and a brief Q & A after.
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.