La Zorra y Cuervo is located in Vedado, in the basement of a building known as Rampa, one of the most commercial areas of Havana, and very close to the famous hotel Habana Libre.
It is possibly the most famous jazz club in Havana along with the Jazz Café, although this one has more history. If you like jazz you can not miss it and if you’ve never heard it live, do not miss the opportunity to do it in this emblematic place.
It was opened in 1959, but it was not until the turn of the century that it became a jazz club.
Every night a concert is programmed that can be of jazz, salsa, Cuban timba …
You access the premises through a red telephone booth, one of those typical London cabins, be careful not to pass it by.
Then down stairs, the place is underground, you have the feeling of being in a cave, which is part of its charm. It has little capacity, about 100 people.
Its setting is typical of night clubs from the middle of the last century.
It opens its doors to the 22 hours, every night, for a large public and eager to listen and to see its excellent performances. Its audience counts on being both Cuban and foreign.
It has to be one of those legendary places of Havana nightlife and where you can hear one of the best Cuban music of its kind in an incomparable setting.
This is where the best Cuban musicians and renowned figures from around the world have passed.
He has played jazz masters such as George Benson or Wynton Marsalis among others, during his stay on the island. They have also played Cuban musicians like Chucho Valdés, Roberto Fonseca, Harold López-Nussa, Emilio Morales …
The Zorra y el Cuervo has to be the Headquarters of jazz lovers.
On its walls you can see photos, both old and recent of the greats of jazz and that have made this music great.
Its high season is during the Festival of Jazz Plaza that created Chucho Valdés. In it you can see musicians who prove their worth in this world famous event.
Direction: Street 23, between N and O, Vedado
Telephone: +53 7 8382696