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Her name stands out in the Cuban musical panorama. Very young, still not twenty years old, she is already accumulating prizes both nationally and internationally. Fragile-looking and with a very shy personality there is, however, another side to her when she attacks that instrument that is almost unthinkable for a girl of her type: the drums. There isn’t a rhythm she hasn’t mastered and she takes on all the implements of percussion: from tympani to kettledrums and all musical forms from classical scores to danzón and jazz. Freshness, grace, strength, joy and virtuosity are the ingredients that make Yissy Cuban jazz’s best kept secret...

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