HAVANA – FRIDAY DECEMBER 16th
Yasser Pino was born in Havana in 1976. He is graduated as concertist and classical guitar teacher from the Conservatory “Amadeo Roldan” in Havana in 1995, but also graduated as contrabass player and teacher from the Rhythmic Conservatory of Copenhaguen, Denmark in 2006, where he was student of Niels Herning Ørsted Pedersen.
In Cuba he worked as a bass player with bands such as Aries, Natura, Chucho Valdes Jr, Roberto Fonseca y “Temperamento”, Denis y su Swing, Rojitas y su Orquesta. Currently he collaborates in multiples projects and bands like Grupo Danson, KNA Connected, Cubita, The End 2.0 and Afrocuban Allstars. He also keep a busy schedule with renamed musicians such as: Håkon Graf, Jonas Johansen, Morten Grønvad, Simon Spang-Hansen, Niclas Compagnol, Calixto Oviedo, Eliel Lazo, Alexander Abreu among others and teaches contrabass, el-bass and guitar. Currently lives in Copenhagen, Denmark.