Pianist Leo pops into the Apex from Venezuela via Glasgow

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Venezuelan pianist Leo Blanco is a virtuoso with a huge musical personality.

His music is rooted in the Africa-Latina rhythms of his homeland and enriched by the vast knowledge of jazz and understanding of the classical tradition you might expect from a professor of piano at America’s premier music college, Berklee.

He is coming over to the UK to play at the Glasgow Jazz festival and the Apex has managed to tempt him down to do a set.

His concerts are said to display of technical command and emotional communication,