Cucu Diamantes

Born of Spanish, African, Chinese and French heritage, CuCuDiamantes is a fascinating singer-songwriter and actress from Cuba. Together with producer and guitarrist Andres Levin, Diamantes co-founded the sizzling-hot Latin fusion band, Yerba Buena, and was directly responsible for garnering major recognition and popularity for the band, including a Grammy nomination, special request performances with artists such as Dave Matthews, Ray Charles, Juanes and Celia Cruz.

After 8 years as Yerba Buena’s principal vocalist and songwriter, Diamantes released her first solo record, “CuCuLand” in March 2009 to much anticipation. Smart, sexy and fierce, CuCuDiamantes’ music is an intoxicating mix of NYC downtown funk and old school Cuban glamour and passion”a dynamite combination which drives audiences to dance with joyful abandon. Diamantes’ talented band is comprised of a full range of horns, percussion and guitar, giving a big, electric sound to her live performances.

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