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Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas nominated to LUKAS 2011

 Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas has just been nominated for Musician of the Year Award in the very recently launched LUKAS (Latin-UK) Awards 2011. This is Britain's first collection of awards to recognise the contribution of the Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese communities to UK society. Results to be announced January 2012

The awards are made based purely on number of votes after the initial nominations so please show your support and cast your vote by clicking here.


The Havana Suite reviewed in Jazzwise Magazine

Jazzwise, Britain's best selling Jazz magazine reviewed The Havana Suite album in its autumn edition describing it as "excellent, compelling throughout and sparkling". To read more click here.


New Album "Latin Perspective"

Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas & Santiago Quartet
Following a critically acclaimed recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields in the 2010/11 season with Santiago String Quartet, Cuban guitarist Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas is promoting their new collaborative recording with music from Cuba and Latin America.
Bolivar Hall, London
Grafton Way, W1T 5DL
28th September

Copies of the album will be on sale at the launch for £10. Tracks from the album will be available from September 28th on iTunes,, Virginmedia and HMVdigital.

All guests are invited to come for the performance at 7.30pm and stay for drinks and light refreshments afterwards. Tickets are £10 on the door. You can reserve tickets on 07968 766158 or 07877 850170 and then pay on the door.


Live performance at St Martin-in-the-Fields, January 2011

Live performance of the Quintet for Guitar and String Quartet by Leo Brouwer. Featuring Cuban guitarist Ahmed Dickinson and the Santiago Quartet. January 2011.

Cuban guitarist Ahmed Dickinson and Santiago Quartet perform Leo Brouwer's Beatlerianas. Live from St Martin in the Fields, 10 January 2011. Movements are: Eleanor Rigby; Yesterday; She Is Leaving Home; A Ticket To Ride; Got To Get You Into My Life; Here, There and Everywhere; Penny Lane.


The Havana Suite reviewed in Songlines Magazine

The prestigious British magazine Songlines has published a very warm review of Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas latest album "The Havana Suite". Describing the recording as "beautifully crafted" the magazine has considered this installment yet "another mark on Ahmed's ascent".