Alexander Abreu

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Alexander Abreu Manresa (September 6, 1976) is a Cuban trumpet player, songwriter and singer. He currently leads the band Havana D'Primera.

Born in Cienfuegos on September 6, 1976. By the age of just 20 he had become a widely recognized Cuban musician after graduating from the National Art Schools (Cuba) (ENA) of Havana in 1994. He went on to be a trumpet teacher at ENA and professor of jazz and Cuban music at the Rhythmic Music Conservatory of Copenhagen in Denmark.

In 2012 he appeared as an actor in the film 7 Days in Havana, in the segment "Tuesday Jam Session" with Emir Kusturica.

n 2008 Abreu decided to create his own band called Havana D'Primera. Surrounded by musicians from the great timba bands, most of whom played with Issac Delgado, the group recorded their first album entitled Haciendo Historia, and went on to release the albums Pasaporte, La Vuelta al Mundo (Páfata Productions / 2015) and Cantor del Pueblo (Páfata Productions / 2018).

Alexander Abreu Manresa (September 6, 1976) is a Cuban trumpet player, songwriter and singer. He currently leads the band Havana D'Primera.

Born in Cienfuegos on September 6, 1976. By the age of just 20 he had become a widely recognized Cuban musician after graduating from the National Art Schools (Cuba) (ENA) of Havana in 1994. He went on to be a trumpet teacher at ENA and professor of jazz and Cuban music at the Rhythmic Music Conservatory of Copenhagen in Denmark.

In 2012 he appeared as an actor in the film 7 Days in Havana, in the segment "Tuesday Jam Session" with Emir Kusturica.

n 2008 Abreu decided to create his own band called Havana D'Primera. Surrounded by musicians from the great timba bands, most of whom played with Issac Delgado, the group recorded their first album entitled Haciendo Historia, and went on to release the albums Pasaporte, La Vuelta al Mundo (Páfata Productions / 2015) and Cantor del Pueblo (Páfata Productions / 2018).