This stunningly talented singer, pianist and show-woman Yanela has a deep passion for music that began when she studied the genre from the age of seven at an academy in Cuba. Now based in Spain she is available for corporate and private bookings.
She has performed and shared the stage with many top musicians including Cuban star Pablo Milanés, Spanish flamenco-fusion band Ketama and Javier Gurruchaga’s Orquesta Mondragon “show-band”; and has been a regular on TV.
Yanela cites Tina Turner, Chaka Khan and George Benson as just some of her main influences, and inspiration, over the years; and shares her passion for music with husband Juan Calleja, a top Spanish session and touring band guitarist.
Yanela was delighted to meet up with legendary musician and producer Quincy Jones when she performed at the annual Concordia charity gala at Hotel Marbella Club.
A popular performer at glamorous local galas and other top venues and fiestas around Spain.