Eliel Lazo (CU/DK)
Eliel Lazo - Photo: Café Smagløs

Foto: Café Smagløs

Eliel Lazo (CU/DK)

Eliel Lazo (voc), Mark Chemnitz (keys), Søren Heller (g), Oliver McEwan (b), Eddi Jarl (drm)

World-class percussion

Eliel Williams Lazo Linares (known as Eliel Lazo or Gods Hands) is a Cuban percussionist, songwriter, composer, producer, as well as jazz, rock, Latin, and pop musician living in Denmark.

Eliel Lazio is one of the most unique percussionists of our time. In 2011, he received the DMA World award for his album El Conguero (Stunt Records). He also won The International Percussion Percuba Prize.

Throughout his career, he has collaborated with musicians such as Oscar Valdes, Chucho Valdes, Herbie Hancock, Bob Mintzer, Wayne Shorter, and Michel Camilo as well as bands such as Diakara, Habana Ensemble, DR Big band, WDR Big band, BBC Big Band, The Savage Rose, The Antonelli Orchestra, and Mikkel Nordsø Band.

In 2008, the Havana Times named Eliel Lazo one of Cuba's top percussionists.


Eliel Lazo (CU/DK)
Eliel Lazo (CU/DK)


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