A celebration of Cuban music at The Jazz Cafe
19:30 Fiesta Latina
20:35 Diáspora the full 12-piece lineup
Rea Qunta - Lead Vocals
Adrian Garcia - Lead Vocals
Alexandra Soto - Backing Vocals, Percussion
Rory Duffy - Backing Vocals, Alto Saxophone, Flute
Will Barry - Piano
Will McGee - Bass
Dave Simpson - Kit, Timbales
Lilli Elina - Congas
Harry Hincapie - Bongo, Bell, Guiro, Cajon
Oliver Syrus - Tenor Saxophone
George Wrench - Trombone
Tom Harrison - Trumpet
There are still a few tickets available on Ticketmaster for tomorrow's A celebration of Cuban music at The Jazz Cafe ft. Diáspora the full 12-piece lineup + Fiesta Latina.
We are delighted to confirm we will be joined by Yoshitaka Kono Photographer for A celebration of Cuban music ft. Diáspora 12-piece band + Fiesta Latina this Sunday 30th October.
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In the run up to this Sunday's Diáspora 12-piece, we're delighted to announce Nick Walters will be jumping in for the Fiesta Latina set at the beginning of the evening!
Originally from Kent, and graduate of the Trinity Laban College of Music, London, Nick's extensive accolades include Riot Jazz, Paradox Ensemble, Skamel and Beats & Pieces Big Band to name just a few. .. An incredibly melodic and engaging improviser whose playing can be heard on the Fiesta Latina demo (http://www.fiesta-latina.co.uk/listen.html), Nick recently spent three months living in Ghana composing and recording.
Click below link to hear an excerpt of Nick's cameo appearance on the recent Fiesta Latina demo recording and don't miss his appearance on Sunday's A celebration of Cuban music at The Jazz Cafe opening set 7:30pm.
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Join us for A celebration of Cuban music this Sunday 30th October at The Jazz Cafe.
Drink and dance the night away to the sound of Cuban music. Featuring live performances from Diáspora 12-piece + Fiesta Latina.