Jazz trumpeter, pianist, and composer whose existence was converted to a 2000 Television film entitled For Like or Nation: The Arturo Sandoval Tale. He defected to america in 1990, learning to be a naturalized resident in 1999. He offers won Grammy Honours, the Billboard Honor, and Emmy Honours. He helped his wife and kids get away Cuba before defecting to america. He was affected by jazz greats, such as for example Dizzy Gillespie.