Actor / Contrabassist / Composer


Coming gigs


Damián Nueva is a bassist and contrabassist. Currently living in Paris he was born in Cuba in a musician’s familly, he starts to learn percussion from a very young age to then discover the bass at the age of  13, and his first mentor Orlando López « Cachaito ». Later he enters Alejandro Garcí a Caturla School and later Cuba’s National School of Art.

He finds, inspiration through varied influences like afro-cubans rythms, but also in jazz, funk and soul, which alows him to work in varied and eclectic project.

Partnerships : Netflix series The EDDY , Glen Ballard, Didier Lockwood, Oum , Roberto Fonseca , John Legend , David Murray , Dimitri Naiditch, Ayo , Z-Star , Flo rida, Irving Acao , Gregory Privat , Charlotte Wassy , La escucha interior , Sabrina Romero , Francis Lockwood.

Damian Nueva afrocuban double bass player and actor in paris