Jazz street musician in Cuba.
Photo Norlys Pérez Padrón

Celebrating 506 years of Afrocuban jazz influence

Jazzed & rarin’ to go in January 2024

Cuba travel is legal again. Cuba remains the safest travel destination. We welcome Jazz fans and culture lovers with open arms. We are thrilled to meet you in Havana.

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Spellbound in the music nation

If Cuba were the only country in the world, Earth would be known as the music planet. That’s why global celebs and jazz aficionados flock to legendary Cuba like pilgrims to Mecca for the Havana International Jazz Festival.

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Sensuous Cuba is a nation of intense rhythms, colors, emotions, aromas, and flavors. What travelers remember most is its ubiquitous pulsating music – and the passionate, friendly islanders who make and revel in it.

Cuba’s a music machine pumping out a wall-to-wall sound that fuels the global music scene. Come visit Cuba. Jump into an audio inferno of Afrocuban beats, Latin jazz and swirling salsa, and dizzying son and rumba.

The original Havana Jazz Festival tours. We’ve been helping music lovers experience the richness of Cuban life and culture since 1997.

January 2024 Havana Jazz Festival tours – too much fun

100% legal Cuba travel for Americans
VIP all-access jazz passes included
Foodie’s delight: best eateries included
Most services and activities for cost
Best hotels in the heart of Havana
1950s classic cars, rum, and cigars
Smart, fun, outgoing Cuban guides
Incredible encounters with Cubans
Thousands have joined us since 1997
Your travel dollars help needy Cubans

Your 2024 jazz festival bucket list dream trip begins here

Video: Jazz master Chucho Valdés serenades Havana Cuba

Chucho Valdés musical ode for Havana’s 500th birthday

Multiple Grammy, Latin Grammy Award winner and living jazz master Chucho Valdés pays musical tribute to Havana and its people for the city’s 500th anniversary. The video is dedicated to the National Ballet of Cuba’s prima ballerina Alicia Alonso (December 21, 1920 – October 17, 2019).