“My music has a very clear base in Cuban traditional music, it is a music that inspires... freedom”
Carlos Sarduy is one of the Latin Jazz trumpeters with the greatest international prominence, a brilliant and promising artist who arrived on the European music scene in 2008, taking the international stage with great artists from the Jazz and World Music scene as well as Flamenco.
Besides being a spectacular trumpeter and percussionist, he is also a pianist, composer, producer, bandleader.
He has become a recognised and sought-after musician not only on the jazz scene, but also in flamenco, Cuban popular music, and modern music. Praised for his sound, great musicality and incredible musical versatility.
He has recorded more than 50 albums, many of them for famous record labels such as Warner and Universal, collaborating with great artists such as Chucho Baldés, Buika, Ainhoa Arteta, Mariza, Ojos de Brujo and Marinah among many others.
He has received several awards,
GRAMMY to IRAKERE 40 with CHUCHO VALDÉS 
LATIN GRAMMY to “EL ÚLTIMO TRAGO” with CONCHA BUIKA and CHUCHO VALDÉS 
LATIN GRAMMY to “TECHARÍ” with OJOS DE BRUJO 
AWARDED WITH “JOJAZZ” FROM LA HABANA · at the age of 16 · 
In his concerts he takes his audience on a magical and vibrant musical journey through a melodic, sensitive discourse, characteristic of a personal language that reflects his great knowledge about Afro-Cuban music and his mastery in developing jazz in an innovative way.
BLUE NOTE · NEW YORK
AFROLATINO · BELGIUM
FESTIVAL JAZZ MONTREAL · CANADA
FESTIVAL D'ETÉ · CANADA
HABANA WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL
FEST. DE MUSIQUES SACRÉES DU MONDE · MOROCCO
JAZZ IN MARCIAC
JAZZ À LA VILLETE
MALTA JAZZ FESTIVAL · MALTA
CULLY JAZZ FESTIVAL · SWITZERLAND
FESTIVAL DE JAZZ DE LUGANO · SWITZERLAND
JAZZ IN MARCIAC · FRANCE
NORTH SEE JAZZ FESTIVAL · NETHERLANDS
MONTREAUX JAZZ FESTIVAL · SWITZERLAND
PURI JAZZ FESTIVAL · FINLAND
ROSKILDE FESTIVAL · DENMARK
BARCELONA JAZZ FESTIVAL · BARCELONA
BARBICAN CENTRE OF LONDON · U.K.
WOMADALAIDE · AUSTRALIA
LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL · U.K.
MADRID JAZZ FESTIVAL · MADRID
OSLO WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL · NORWAY