Dayramir (DY-ruh-meer) Gonzalez’s journey may have begun in Cuba, but there’s
been no shortage of mileposts lighting his diverse path. An internationally praised
pianist and composer, he’s been hailed for his ‘monster technique’ and prolific
creative range which melds rock, pop, jazz and Afro-Cuban stylings.
Born in the humble Havana neighborhood of Cerro, during what is referred to in
Cuba as “the special period” known as one of the toughest economic times in the
country’s history, Dayramir’s life centered on music.
His father was Afro-Cuban jazz trumpeter, Fabian Gonzalez, a driving force and
inspiration as Dayramir discovered the piano at the age of 8