About

Pablo Cardenas

Instruments: Piano/Keyboards, Composition/Songwriting, Arranging details
Pablo Luis Cardenas is a pianist with the ability to play in a multitude of styles each with enthusiasm, skill and finesse. He has a charisma and charm that both intrigues and entertains his audience.

This talented musician originates from Cuba and was destined for a life in music after his hands first touched a piano at the age of five. When he was seven years old began his studies at the Conservatory of Music in Matanzas and went on to complete his high school diploma in music. Pablo studied at the Conservatory for seven years before heading to the National Conservatory of Music in Havana in 1997 and graduating in 2005 with a master in Classical music performance. In the years after he went on to work as a piano teacher at the Conservatory of Music in Matanzas, teaching music theory along with classical and popular piano styles to children and young adults. At the same time he was worked as a classical piano accompanist at the Conservatory and was selected to travel to the National Music Conservatory of the Dominican Republic [directed by the prestigious pianist Ivan Dominguez] to teach workshops and performing.

Pablo has performed Classical recitals in the theatres of Havana including the famous Amadeo Roldan Theatre as well as collaborating with many accomplished musicians including singers Leo Vera and Paulo FG as well as his own jazz project performing jazz, fusion, Latin jazz, traditional and contemporary Cuban styles. This young pianist played at famous events in Cuba such as the International Jazz Plaza Festival and clubs including Casa de la Musica, Jazz Cafe and Havana Cafe. Since arriving in Canada in 2010 he has performed with Miguelito Valdes, Adonis Puentes, Gergana Velinova, Maureen Washington and many more.

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06
Nov
2020
20:00 21:30
Pablo Cardenas
What a great night of music ahead! Pablo Cardenas assembles a band to bring you ...
$25
Victoria Event Centre
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23
Oct
2020
19:30 21:00
Pablo Cardenas
Club Havana is a night dedicated to the history of popular Cuban music, a collag...
$25
Hermann's Jazz Club
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29
Aug
2020
16:00 22:30
The West Coast Afro-Cuban, Pablo Cardenas
In honor of our African heritage and Black Lives Matter Pablo Cardenas and Victo...
$25
Victoria Event Centre
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13
Jun
2020
19:00
Pablo Cardenas
Pablo Cardenas will be performing on Hermann's Jazz Club live stream the music o...
Hermann's Jazz Club
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22
May
2020
20:30
Pablo Cardenas
Hermann's Jazz Club
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17
Apr
2020
20:30
Pablo Cardenas
Pablo will be LIVESTREAMING his Trio on April 17 from Hermann's Jazz Club! To t...
Hermann's Jazz Club
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04
Apr
2020
21:15 02:00
Pablo Cardenas, The West Coast Cuban Orchestra
Latin Funk & Soul Night is back on April 4th! This will be another night where L...
$17-$22
Victoria Event Centre
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21
Mar
2020
19:30 22:30
Pablo Cardenas
A great night of music ahead. Pablo Cardenas & The West Coast Cuban Orchestra as...
$15-$25
Hermann's Jazz Club
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21
Mar
2020
19:30 22:30
Pablo Cardenas, The West Coast Cuban Orchestra
Pablo Cardenas & The West Coast Cuban Orchestra plays a tribute to the legendary...
$15-$25
Hermann's Jazz Club
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07
Mar
2020
21:15 23:59
Pablo Cardenas, The West Coast Cuban Orchestra
“Club Havana” is an event created with the purpose of showing you the music ...
$17-$22
Victoria Event Centre
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07
Mar
2020
21:00 23:55
Pablo Cardenas, The West Coast Cuban Orchestra
“Club Havana” is an event created with the purpose of showing you the music ...
$17-$22
Victoria Event Centre
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22
Feb
2020
19:30 22:30
Pablo Cardenas
Pablo Cardenas is bringing a special night to Hermann's Jazz Club, a journey thr...
$15-$25
Hermann's Jazz Club
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13
Feb
2020
20:45 01:00
Pablo Cardenas, The West Coast Cuban Orchestra
Live Bachata & Salsa for Valentine's will be the first "Victoria Latin Dance Nig...
$17-$22
Victoria Event Centre
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31
Jan
2020
21:15 02:00
Pablo Cardenas, The West Coast Cuban Orchestra
Latin Funk & Soul Night is back on January 31st! This will be another night wher...
Victoria Event Centre
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31
Jan
2020
21:15 02:00
The West Coast Cuban Orchestra, Pablo Cardenas
Latin Funk & Soul Night is back on January 31st! This will be another night wher...
$17-$22
Victoria Event Centre
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24
Jan
2020
19:30 22:30
Pablo Cardenas
Pablo Cardenas will perform the best of Gershwin song book repertoire in Latin J...
$15-$25
Hermann's Jazz Club
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28
Dec
2019
21:00 00:00
Pablo Cardenas, The West Coast Cuban Orchestra
Join us for the end of the year celebration with “Club Havana”, an event cre...
$17-$22
Victoria Event Centre
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28
Dec
2019
21:15 00:00
Pablo Cardenas, The West Coast Cuban Orchestra
Join us for the end of the year celebration with “Club Havana”, an event cre...
$17-$22
Victoria Event Centre
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27
Dec
2019
19:30 22:30
Pablo Cardenas
Celebrate the end of the year at "Viva Latin America!", an event created to keep...
$15-$25
Hermann's Jazz Club
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30
Nov
2019
19:00 16:00
Pablo Cardenas (Cuban jazz pianist), Qristina Brooke (Celtic singer/fiddler), Vi...
Outstanding performers join together to celebrate diversity and inclusion throug...
$20-$25
First Metropolitan United Church