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Carlos Nino  in Jazz Cafe
Latinos in London  on 2012-11-27

George Peguero @ Jazz Cafe

Multi-award winner singer-songwriter George Peguero started singing at the age of 4 and turned professional at the age of 10, appearing on Cuban National TV. During his childhood, George toured Cuba and sang alongside Cuban legends. In Havana he established his reputation playing in La Bodeguita del Medio and Floridita, with Carlos Manuel and later Charanga Latina Salsa Band, for whom he recorded an album in 1997.

Years later George moved to London releasing his first solo album 'A Cuba'. In 2002 George was declared the Best New Artist by the Cuban Radio CMKC, and was the most interviewed artist of the year on National TV and live Radio Shows across the country. In the same year he reached number 1 on Ottawa's Radio CHUO FM, Canada.  He launched his new salsa album 'Bohemio' (15th of October 2006) with a live concert at Scala, London. Since then he has had resident spots at various festivals, theatres and  casinos across Europe, Asia and North Africa (England, Portugal, Italy, Norway, South France, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Croatia and Morocco) working with international artists such as Motown Records legend Wilson Pickett, Spanish legend Isabel Pantoja, original English Pop Idol Will Young, Sway (UK rapper) and he has performed several times for the Royal Family.

His music reached BBC Radio 4 and 3 and other world wide Radio and TV such as E4 (U.K), CHTV and Cubavision (Cuba), Istra TV (Croatia) and others in Orlando (U.S), California, New York, Colombia, Peru, Chile and Italy. George's band was voted '' probably the best salsa party band in the U.K.'' by Time Out (2007) and George won a LUKAS Award as vocalist of the year 2011 in London. His third Album Let's Make It Salsa was released on January 28th 2012.

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