April 11th at 8PM, Premiere Lounge and Social Club Silvana (300 W 116th st, New York, NY) presents Jazz darling and Cuban star, Melvis Santa featuring Richard Padrón former guitarist for Lauren Hill, Paquito D'Rivera and Zé Luis Oliveira, upright bass player Yunior Terry of Cuba's most gifted musical families "Los Terry's" and Yusnier Sanchez, the award-winning international percussionist.
Melvis Santa has been praised by jazz legend and one of the greatest names in Cuban music, Chucho Valdés for her work in the Jazz Quartet “Sexto Sentido”, winners of the prestigious Cuban Youth Jazz competition – JOJAZZ. Valdés considered them to be “the best Cuban vocal quartet of the past 30 years”. Santa launched her solo career in Cuba (2010) with her critically acclaimed band, SANTA HABANA. Her April 11th performance at Silvana marks her US debut!
Proud sponsors include Africology, Silvana and CTM Sisters Productions.