An evening with Dayme Arocena – En La Escena/On The Scene
Published on Apr 19, 2016
For three nights the Afro-Latin festival brought to the scene of NYC Subrosa a woman who not only love the audience with his voice but with joy transmitting when interacting with them. Dayme Arocena, a Cuban jazz singer, composer and bandleader. A woman who many compare to Nina Simone and her first album New Era and is becoming one of the most important singers of this genre. Visit: http://enlaencena.com
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