AfroCubism is more than a fusion. I call it an explosion because it's the merging of two such strong powers. It's the musical big bang. ~Eliades Ochoa
Veteran Cuban jazz pianist Chucho Valdes pays tribute to many of his mentors and peers on Chucho's Steps. The first hint of his intention comes with the instrumentation of a sextet also featuring Juan Carlos de Castro Rojo Blanco on drums, Lazaro Rivero Alarcуn on bass, Yaroldy Abreu on percussion, Carlos Miyares Hernandez on tenor saxophone, and Reynaldo Melian Alvarez on trumpet.