March 2018

Dafnis Prieto, drums, leading his sextet at the Global Cuba Fest 2018, Miami Photo by Elvis Suarez, Glassworks Multimedia/ Miami Light Project @ The Light Box Drummer Dafnis Prieto and pianist Omar Sosa closed this year’s Global Cuba Fest at the Light Box in Wynwood, Miami, with shows on Friday and Saturday, respectively, that suggested a sort of musical yin and yang. For an annual festival that celebrates the music of Cuba and its diaspora, the weekend was a perfectly tuned statement — artistically ambitious, global in its vision and brilliantly executed.