Piano Navideo con Daysi Celia

Daysi Celia Almirall, a pianist, and a versatile composer with a vast range of different rhythms and melodies. She was born Cuba, raised in a musical environment. At the tender age of 2 ½, she began to play piano by ear, inspired by children’s music and popular music of the times, she took part in a musical children’s program for Radio Emisora Cubana CMQ playing nursery rhymes on the piano. As an international artist she played a diverse repertoire in a unique 2011 Concert in Sweden. She has performed under the leadership of many times nominee musician Dr. Ed Calle as the pianist for the renowned MDC Commercial Music Ensemble. Of late Daysi Celia plays with the “MDC Salsa Jazz Band” under the direction of Rafael Valencia, while also directing her own Band “Daysi Celia`s Quartet”. A precedence on an ongoing evolution in her musical career, Daysi Celia was invited to perform as the Pianist in the band of famous Gloria Estefan`s “HOTEL NACIONAL” Video

Daysi Celia has had the honor of composing the lyrics and music for the Official 30th Anniversary of the Kiwanis of Little Havana, “El Carnaval de Miami”, 2008 of Calle Ocho, recorded by Cuban famous singer Albita Rodriguez, a huge a celebration embraced Miami’s cultural diversity people as they broke out in dance to form one other biguest conga lines ever witnessed thru Miami’s historical street “Calle Ocho”.  A versatile composer, “I am inspired to compose Music through my own, and other’s experiences. There are times that I dream Music and wake up, it doesn’t matter the time, I run to my piano place the notes and words, they flow like a river, I fear that if I take a break, the music will fall into oblivion.”  Daysi always shares beautiful stories and top notch quality music with Cubanarama and her listeners. The new CD “Piano Navideño”


Candi Sosa

Candi Sosa, grew up in Central Covadonga, Cuba, among the sugar fields and green plains of Central Cuba. Music was everywhere in the life of a guajira (country girl) and whether she was listening to her mother play records or dancing to her father playing congas, Dulce (as she was called in Cuba) responded to all things musical.  Before she could write she memorized songs from the radio, listening for them to be played over and over again.  If she didn’t understand the lyrics she would ask her parents to try and fill in the gaps.  In this way she developed her first repertoire, of Cuban Folk Songs, at age six.

And Nazario Alfaros owner of Alfaros Night Club is a restaurant, bar, lounge and art gallery all in one. Alfaros endulges their clientele with authentic Cuban Cuisine, International Tapas and a delicious variety of wine and sparklin champagnes along with the best live entertainment Miami has to offer to make your time most memorable. Nazario will tell us why Alfaro’s Alfaro is an excellent place to relax, enjoy and make memories with family and friends.

Artists like: Candi Sosa, Lorena Gomez, Maria Del Carmen Munne, Noel Montano and many more who will remind you there is no place like Alfaro’s Alfaro anywhere….Alfaros, the establishment that appreciates music and the artists.

Alfaro’s Alfaro is located at 1604 SW 8 ST

Miami, FL 33135

Artist – Tony Mendoza 8/16/2009

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I love Miami, Ocean Drive, Art Deco buildings. I love Latin Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba and Conga. And the food…. I love the food!  The only thing missing in our lives is Tony Mendoza’s Art. When you experience the whimsical, humorous and vibrant colors of the vignettes in Miami’s Latin City Scape you will want to bring Miami and the Latin flavors home!

Born in New York City to Cuban parents, Mendoza grew up in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami where you can see the impact the Cuban influence has in his art.   You can almost hear the sounds of the Rumba music coming out of the buildings, the hustle and bustle of every day life. You can hear the children’s laughter and smell the tobacco and cuban cafe!  Come along for sneak peek into this amazing Artist’s work.