From Santiago de Chile to the world
International Salsa Magazine / www.SalsaGoogle.com and its leading correspondent in Miami, Diana Marie, awarded “La Dama de la Salsa 2021” by Richard Roman’s Salsa Superior, are privileged to present one of the most important bastions of our Latin music Cristian Cuevas.
It all began when his father brought home a keyboard one afternoon. Cristian Cuevas, born in Santiago, Chile, began playing the piano at the age of 6.
It was immediately evident that he had a gift and by the age of 8 he was playing with local bands and artists. playing with local bands and artists, all over Chile. When Cristian was 9 years old, his talent caught the attention of Chilean media, and he became a constant musical guest on “Buenos Dias a Todos”, the best late-night show in Chile at the time.
due to the success and exposure gained while working on “Buenos Dias a Todos”, Cristian was contacted by the producers of Univision where he was asked to fly to Chile to work on the show here he was asked to fly to Miami FL, and perform on the TV show “Sábado Gigante”.
After performing on the show, Cristian was offered a permanent spot on Sábado Gigante’s children’s segment and Cristian at age 11 moved with his family to Miami where he began his musical career.
By the time Cristian was 17, he was teaching as an instructor for local middle schools and high schools in Miami such as Miami Killian High, Felix Varela High, and Glades Middle School.
When he was 18, Cristian began to gain recognition among the Miami music scene and quickly began his first tour with Sonora Carruseles and other artists in the Miami salsa scene.
Today, Cristian Cuevas is one of the toughest working musicians in South Florida, he is also working as a musical director and composer for television shows on various networks such as Telemundo/NBC and Mega TV, and whether he is performing at sold-out venues around the world, playing on national television for millions of viewers, or recording from his home studio.
At 30 years old, Cristian Cuevas continues to write his musical journey while currently working as a producer and arranging his own upcoming album where he is featured singing and playing the piano.
Work History: Cristian has performed and toured the world with world-renowned award-winning artists in the Latin music industry such as: Jon Secada, Julio Iglesias Jr, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Oscar D’ Leon, Elvis Crespo, Charlie Zaa, Tito Nieves, La India, Luis Enrique, Sheila E., among others.
While on tour Cristian has also shared the stage with names such as: UB40, Kool & The Gang, Judith Hill, Willie Colon, José Feliciano, Rubén Blades, Gloria Trevi, among others.
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By: Diana Marie Miami Correspondent for International Salsa Magazine
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