@yissy.drums composer and drummer, is one of the most powerful artists of the new generation of Cuban musicians. Since 2012 she’s led YISSY and Bandancha, an off-the-charts quintet whose latest record, Última Noticia (2015), joined the island's musical scene as a paradigm of the most contemporary sound.
She comes to #sanjose Sun, Dec 3, 7pm for a one-time performance at Cafe Stritch presented by #MACLAsj. Tickets available at YissyinSJ.eventbrite.com! #visitsanjose #Cuba #HighSpeedCubanJazz
Both in Cuba and internationally, Yissy García has shared the stage with stars such as Esperanza Spalding, Roy Hargrove, Omara Portuondo, Joshua Bell, and Dave Matthews. Since 2014 she is part of the line-up of Maqueque, together with the Canadian sax player Jane Bunnett, whose first record, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, won the Juno Award to the best Jazz Album.