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LA TIMBA LA TRAIGO YO - Nuevo Disco + Gira Europa de Robert Armas y los Conquistadores de la Salsa

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Saturday, 25 January 2020, 11:01 AM

FESTIVAL DE LA SALSA 2020

Feb. 25 - Mar. 1

Festival de la Salsa en Cuba 2020

ENGLISH: In exactly one month the 5th Edition of the Festival de la Salsa en Cuba will take place in Havana. This year the venue has been moved to Paseo Máritimo in Playa, on Calle 1ra and 70. As usual the event combines, dance workshops, excursions, and six nights of internationally renowned DJs and amazing concerts. This years' foreign artist will be Victor Manuelle, who will close the event on Sunday, March 1st. Click here purchase tickets to various events or a full pass + hotel.

ESPAÑOL: En exactamente un mes, la 5ª Edición del Festival de la Salsa en Cuba tendrá lugar en La Habana. Este año, el lugar se mudó a Paseo Máritimo en Playa,Calle 1ra y 70. Como es habitual, el evento combina talleres de baile, excursiones y seis noches de DJs de renombre internacional y conciertos increíbles. El artista extranjero de este año será Victor Manuelle, quien cerrará el evento el domingo 1 de marzo. Haga clic aquí para comprar entradas para varios eventos o un pase completo + hotel.

Concerts: The schedule is subject to change/Calendario está sujeto a cambios.

25/02   
  Variety show
  Septeto Santiaguero
   
26/02  
5:00pm-9:00pm DJs and various performers
9:00pm - 10:00pm Tania Pantoja
10:20pm - 11:40pm      Manolito Simonet y Su Trabuco
12:00am - 1:30am Los Van Van
   
27/02  
5:00pm-9:00pm DJs and various performers
8:30pm-9:30pm Eliades Ochoa
9:50pm - 10:50pm El Noro y 1ra Clase
11:10pm - 12:10am Alaín Pérez
12:30am - 2:00am Paulito FG y su Élite
   
28/02  
5:00pm-9:00pm DJs and various performers
8:30pm-9:30pm El Hijo de Teresa y la Llegada
9:50pm - 10:50pm Papucho y Manana Club
11:10pm - 12:10am NG La Banda
12:30am - 2:00am Havana D'Primera
   
29/02  
5:00pm-9:00pm DJs and various performers
8:30pm-9:30pm Juan Guillermo JG
9:50pm - 10:50pm Adalberto Álvarez y su Son
11:10pm - 12:10am Pupy y los Que Son Son
12:30am - 2:00am Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor 
   
01/03  
5:00pm-9:00pm DJs and various performers
8:30pm-9:30pm Haila Mompié
9:50pm - 10:50pm Lazarito Valdés y Bamboleo
11:10pm - 12:10am El Niño y la Verdad
12:30am - 2:00am Victor Manuelle

 

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Thursday, 23 January 2020, 06:13 AM

Afro-Cuban All Stars Tour Continues

Eugene Friday, Jan. 23 - then Seattle, Minneapolis and Bethesda

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ACAS played two sold out shows at Freight & Salvage in Berkeley with several new members and several new pieces, including a tremendous timba original (Se fue y me dijo) and a show-stopping medley of classic Puerto Rican plenas. Alto songo featured a fascinating set of improvised décimas in Controversia Cubana style--featuring vocalist Emilio Suárez and De Marcos, who has become a formidable lead vocalist in his own right, incorporating subtle blues and hiphop inflections at various points. Bay Area master John Santos introduced the show and sat in for a fiery conga solo.

***Click Here for Tom's Freight & Salvage gallery***

Juan de Marcos and Emilio Suárez

New pianist and rumba dancer Orlando Cardoso

Laura González, Caleb Michel and Tony Perigo

Gliceria González and Juan De Marcos González

Gliceria Abreu

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Friday, 17 January 2020, 08:54 PM

Dancing Software!

I haven't fully explored this new program but it looks amazing: educational software for rueda dancers, covering gears, clave changes, et al. Here's the website, and there's a screenshot below. More info will be posted soon. [Kevin Moore]

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Sunday, 05 January 2020, 10:29 PM

JAZZ PLAZA APPROACHES

JAZZ PLAZA SE ACERCA


ENGLISH:  (Sources:  Radio Encyclopedia, DeCubajazz.cult.cu)
The 35th edition of Jazz Plaza, Cuba's international jazz festival, will take place from the 14th to the 19th of January, 2020 in Havana and Santiago de Cuba.  The concert series will be special honors to the late Juan Formell, whose group Los Van Van celebrated its 50th anniversary in December; the late trumpeter Félix Chappottín;Irakere, and the late tresero Niño Rivera, whose 100th birthday would have been last April. Dayramir González, Eduardo Sandoval, Carlos Miyares, Michel Herrera and Pancho Amat will have important roles in the tributes. At least 10 other countries (including the United States) are expected to be represented on stage during the concerts. 
The  15th Edition of the International Jazz Colloquium will celebrate the 105th anniversary of the birth of Chano Pozo, the 60th anniversary of the Associaction of Artists and Writers of Cuba (UNEAC) and the 20th anniversary of the television program A Todo Jazz. 
We'll be present at the portion of the events taking place in Havana.



ESPAÑOL
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 (Fuentes: Radio Encyclopedia, DeCubajazz.cult.cu)
La 35a edición de Jazz Plaza, el festival internacional de jazz de Cuba, tendrá lugar del 14 al 19 de enero de 2020 en La Habana y Santiago de Cuba. La serie de conciertos será un homenaje especial al fallecido Juan Formell, cuyo grupo Los Van Van celebró su 50 aniversario en diciembre; el fallecido trompetista Félix Chappottín; Irakere, y el fallecido tresero Niño Rivera, cuyo centenario habría sido en abril pasado. Dayramir González, Eduardo Sandoval, Carlos Miyares, Michel Herrera y Pancho Amat tendrán papeles importantes en los homenajes. Se espera que al menos otros 10 países (incluido Estados Unidos) estén representados en el escenario durante los conciertos. 
La 15ª Edición del Coloquio Internacional de Jazz celebrará el 105 aniversario del nacimiento de Chano Pozo, el 60 aniversario de la Asociación de Artistas y Escritores de Cuba (UNEAC) y el 20 aniversario del programa de televisión A Todo Jazz.
Estaremos presentes en la parte de los eventos que tienen lugar en La Habana.  

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