Jairo Zavala, the celebrated Spanish singer and musician, veteran member of the Spanish rock scene, performed this week at the Insituto Cervantes. Zavala seamlessly glides from Latin to the afro-beat to flamenco.
“We are trying to present new artists. He is one of the rising stars in Spain. He also mixes Spanish and English. We love it,” said Ignacio Olmos, executive director of the Insituto Cervantes. Hispanic Heritage Month: Chicago’s Instituto Cervantes promotes Spanish language, culture | abc7chicago.com.