¡Cuba Vive! Nachito Herrera & His Havana Jazz Club

Ignacio “Nachito” Herrera first wowed audiences at the age of 12 when he performed Rachmaninoff’s “Concerto No. 2” with the Havana Symphony Orchestra. Since then, he has become one of the leading voices of Cuba’s jazz scene. Herrera tours internationally with his band and collaborates with musical groups around the world. He is “explosive, crowd-pleasing. rhythmically intense. Romantic. Dynamic. Jaw-droppingly good.” (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)


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Nachito Herrera, Esperanza

Nachito Herrera

Ignacio “Nachito “Herrera Hot Classic Cuban Piano Latin Jazz stunned Cuban audiences at the age of 12, performing Rachmaninoff s Concerto No 2 with the Havana Symphony Orchestra. He later joined the famed “Cubanismo ” as the lead pianist, arranger, and Musical Director. He was also a special guest for “Afrocuban All Stars “. Nachito has played at many of the world’s finest concert halls and prestigious jazz festivals. He has had many awards, including City Pages Best Jazz Artist for 4 years, Emmys, Grammys, Minnesota Music Awards, the Immigrants of Distinction Award, among many others.

Nachito has been playing with his own band, as well as with different projects and orchestras, including the Minnesota Orchestra, The Wayzata Symphony Orchestra (Marlene Pauley, Music Director), Youth Symphony, Metropolitan Orchestra, Cuban National Symphony, Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, Chippewa Valley Symphony, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Big Band, and many others. Nachito’s musicianship continues to wow audiences everywhere.

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