Join us for an unforgettable evening of Latin music…you’ll feel like you’re in a tropical paradise!
Hierrito Fernandez, born in Holguin Cuba, made his way to Toronto Canada in 2004. Since then, this multi-instrumentalist musician has been mesmerizing audiences alongside the most renowned musicians in Cuba and Toronto. His genre scope knows no bounds. From modern jazz to Brazilian jazz his flag sound is the sounds of Cuba, old and new. Hierrito’s guitar dexterity is unique and spell-binding. Hierrito attended the Jose Maria Ochoa Conservatory in Holguin where he graduated to become the great artist he is today.
His experience since his academic years includes Trio Union, Las Neiras group, and collaborations with the renown Arara group in Cuba. In Toronto, Onelvis regularly collaborates with musicians like Luis Mario Ochoa, Tipica Toronto, maestro Hilario Duran, Café Cubano, Clave King (Johnny Borres), Joaquin Nuñez, and also the great bassist Roberto Riveron, his cousin. He has performed regularly in the Beaches International Jazz Festival and other various festivals throughout Ontario and Canada. His first performance in St. John’s was as the lead vocalist with the 10 piece Cuban Orchestra Tipica Toronto at the Arts and Culture Centre with the International Council for Traditional Music World Conference.
Come check out this wonderful opportunity to hear some infectious Latin music without having to leave the rock! Saturday, Aug 8th, 10:30pm-1:30am at The Black Sheep 164 Water St. $10 cover. Come early…last month we had a crowd dancing all night! Fb event link: Hierrito Fernandez fb event link
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