UM Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
The Master of Miami Salsa Music Is Back by Popular Demand!
When Willy Chirino sings, the band grooves—and the audience truly can’t stop dancing! Combining the musical traditions of Cuba with American rock and jazz, Cuba-born and South Florida-based vocalist and bandleader Willy Chirino has more than 100 songs and 28 albums to his credit. More than 60 artists, including The Gypsy Kings, whose interpretation sold more than four million copies, have recorded Chirino’s song, “Soy.” His album, Son del Alma, won a Grammy Award for Best Salsa/Merengue Album. Chirino also composed and performed the theme songs for Spanish-language television soap operas La Zulianita and Pobre Diabla.
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