Daymé Arocena is an award-winning Afro-Cuban jazz singer from Havana, who has been described as Cuba's "finest young female singer.

She won the 2015 Juno Award for the best jazz album, as a member of the jazz band Maqueque performing with Canadian musician Jane Bunnett. Dayme' will be in the Capital Region performing at the Egg on April 27th at 8p

From Havana, Cuba, Daymé Arocena’s powerful singing and buoyant music defy expectations, drawing on the rhythms of Afro-Cuban traditions, the nimble athleticism of jazz, and the catchy hooks of pop melodies.

With exceptional warmth and a powerful presence to augment her virtuosity, Dayme has emerged as one of today’s foremost ambassadors of contemporary Cuban music.