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Born March 17, 1977 in the Island of Puerto Rico, trombonist Ruben Caban began his career at a young age performing in the Central Florida area.   In his performance career trombonist and composer Ruben Caban has toured and/or recorded as a sideman and soloist with an array of internationally renowned artists such as; Frankie Valli, Jon Secada, Raul Diblasio, Ed Calle, Nicole Henry, Dianne Shurr, Randy Brecker, Arturo Sandoval, Ira Sullivan,  The Platters, The Stylistics, Roberto Carlos, Sandra De Sa, Nestor Torres, The O’Jays, Cheo Feliciano, Giovanni Hidalgo, Vico C, Oscar De Leon, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Victor Manuel, Michael Stuart, La India,Paquito De Rivera, and is part of  Ed Calle’s 2015 Latin Grammy award winning album Ed Calle Presents Mamblue  and many more. In 2018 Ruben Caban released his first solo album "Shafted", a collection of original compositions and his original arrangements of standards that show off his virtuosity in both his instrument and composition


Article: Album Review

Ruben Caban: Shafted

Read "Shafted" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Puerto Rican trombonist Ruben Caban makes a splash with the Latin jazz shaded Shafted, his first own-name album. The disc is full of grit and swagger and offers a host of original compositions sure to shake them bones. A professor of jazz trombone at Florida International University as well as Miami-Dade and Broward colleges, Caban is ...



Label: Ruben Caban Music
Released: 2018
Track listing: Invitation; Shafts of Sarcasm; E.T. ; Vozaconfusion; What About You and Me; That One Tune; Struttin' To A Groove; Hope Street.


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