Kiki Valera is the oldest son of the famous La Familia Valera Miranda septet, a multi-generational traditional music group from Santiago de Cuba. Kiki, like most of his family, is a virtuoso. A multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, sound engineer and producer, he’s best known as one of the world’s greatest players of the Cuban cuatro, a mid-size guitar with 8 strings grouped in sets of 2. –kikivalera.com
Kiki and Baruch talk about the music, the world, being part of a musical family, Kiki’s new record Vivencias en Clave Cubana featuring Coco Freeman, and more.
Music by: Kiki Valera