Irving Aday is a talented pianist/composer from Havana, Cuba. At the tender age of 8, he began his musical studies at The Manuel Samuell Conservatory. Subsequently, he continued on to the Amadeo Roldan Conservatory to continue his piano studies. In 2009, Aday won the first place prize in the Jojazz Competion held in Havana, Cuba in the category of composition. In 2010, he won first place for a second time but this time with his own jazz quintet. In 2011, he was admitted to study at the renowned Instituto De Arte in Havana. He has performed throughout Cuba and Canada. Aday currently resides in Miami, Florida were he works as a freelance pianist and composer. Irving's creativity, originality, harmonic and melodic sense, knowledge of modern Latin and Jazz styles, and drive for excellence contribute tremendously to the sound of Somos Jazz.