Yelfris Valdés: “From a very young age I was always told that music was born in me”


Cuban-born trumpeter Yelfris Valdés has followed collaborations with everyone from Moses Boyd to Madonna with the release of his pulsating debut album, For The Ones. Jane Cornwell spoke with him about cultural cross-pollination and recontextualising Cuba’s place on the musical map

Yelfris Valdés (photo by Ángel Romo)
Yelfris Valdés (photo by Ángel Romo)

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