Cuban Piano Prodigy Takes U.S. by StormGabriel J. Hernandez | 06.08.2009
Cuban piano sensation Alfredo Rodriguez had a feeling he could find success playing music in the United States. He just didn’t think it would happen so fast.
Born in Havana, the 23-year-old pianist had built a solid reputation as a special – and very gifted – player by the time he was in his early teens by playing and collaborating with some of today’s most celebrated Cuban artists, including Gaston Joya, Michael Olivera, and several musicians from the renowned Buena Vista Social Club.
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In this clip, Rodríguez plays a new song called "Crossing the Border"