Andy William of Havana, Cuba and currently living in Nebraska has assembled a stellar cast of musicians for the birth of a new Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra. The musicians originating from all over the world like Cuba, Panama, Columbia, Mexico and America. They all reside in Nebraska and offer different styles of Cuban music such as Latin Jazz, Danzón, Guaracha, Cha Cha Cha, Guaguanco, as well as some American rhythms. Also, always doing tributes to Buena Vista Social Club of Cuba. Andy William and Nebraska All Stars are here to unite the universal language of music and welcome the diversity of the world.
Andy William of Havana, Cuba and currently living in Nebraska has assembled a stellar cast of musicians for the birth of a new Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra.
Lead singer with over 65 years in artistic life.
From an early age she began in vocational ballet workshops where she was also taught singing, dance, and plastic arts.
Bobby Scharmann originally found his love for the bass through transcribing the electric basslines of bassist Flea from The Red Hot Chili Peppers.
He started playing the piano at the age of 13 with the piano teacher Pablo Olvera.
Percussionist Justin G. Jones grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico surrounded by Mariachi and the music of West African immigrants, and in California, learning the language of Latin jazz from local percussion masters.
Tomas Morales is a professional Latin percussionist born in the country of Panama.
Composer, Jazz Trumpeter, Educator
Trombonist Shawn Bell’s playing has been called “soulful” and “captivatingly quirky.”
A native Floridian born December 28, 1960 and raised in Miami, Florida. Almost celebrating her 5 year anniversary of moving to Omaha, Nebraska. Now a proud Cornhusker!
I was part of the traditional Cuban music group Mezclarte playing In tourist poles such as Viñales, Varadero, Trinidad and Marla la Gorda
Andy William and the Nebraska All Stars will bring Cuban music to the Lied Center for Performing Arts Saturday, Nov. 12. This Lied Live concert was rescheduled from a rained-out Jazz in June performance.
Achievement in participating in the 2022 El Centro del las Americas Latino Festival
Originally from Havana, Cuba, Andy William currently lives in Nebraska. He has assembled a cast of musicians to form a new Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra.