JazzFest History

Omara Portuondo

Instrument: Vocalist
Born: Havana, Cuba

"In Cuba, I was taught that singers have to be able to get across what we are singing. One must know how to transmit, understand, and explain the music to the audience. "

- Omara Portuondo
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From the JazzFest Program Biography:

Omara Portuondo Program Bio