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jueves, 21 noviembre 2013, 04:23 am

One NYC Show Only! CHARANGA HABANERA this Saturday at SOBs

Pacific Mambo Orchestra feat. Tito Puente Jr. (Livermore) - Full Gallery

In support of their new release "Se sufre pero se goza", David Calzado y su Charanga Habanera will play one show, this Saturday, in New York. So far it’s been a stellar year for La Charanga. Jay Z and Beyonce personally requested a “private” concert during their trip to Havana, which was a huge success and widely reported. They have announced the return of renown drum player and singer, Yulien Oviedo, to the group. 

David Calzado y su Charanga Habanera
Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 9:00 PM EST (7:00 PM Doors)
S.O.B.'s 204 Varick St, New York, NY 10014 - (212) 243-4940
CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

They will also perform in various cities across the country. Click here for the list of tour dates.

DAVID CALZADO & su CHARANGA HABANERA Saturday,  Nov 23 2013 7:00PM doors / 9:00PM Sharp show $30.00 in advance  (age 21+)


Meanwhile on the west coast, the full photo gallery (click here or on any of the photos) for the Pacific Mambo Orchestra at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore is now up. THE MAMBO LIVES!!!

Pacific Mambo Orchestra 2013 USA TOUR feat. Tito Puente Jr.with special guests Marlow Rosado and Willy Torres - Livermore Bankhead Theater - November 13, 2013PMO co-leader Steffen Kuehn steps up to deliver a burning trumpet solo.
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Pacific Mambo Orchestra 2013 USA TOUR feat. Tito Puente Jr.
with special guests Marlow Rosado and Willy Torres
Livermore Bankhead Theater - November 13, 2013
Photos by Ben Torres & Michael Lazarus

Pacific Mambo Orchestra 2013 USA TOUR feat. Tito Puente Jr.with special guests Marlow Rosado and Willy Torres - Livermore Bankhead Theater - November 13, 2013Tito Puente Jr. front and center with Willy Torres on bongó and Braulio Barrera on coro.
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martes, 19 noviembre 2013, 05:40 pm

Joaquín Pozo Photos

Sepeto Nacional in SF and Santa Cruz

Here's Tom's latest gallery from Joe's Pub in New York. It turns out to be an urban legend that Joaquín Pozo is related to Chano Pozo - he's not (and we're fixing this at the LPM link). In fact, his famous relative is Jorge Pozo, the great percussionist and composer/arranger for Tata Güines and others.

Meanwhile, back in the Bay Area, Septeto Nacional will be in Santa Cruz tomorrow, Wednesday, and at Yoshi's SF on Thursday and Friday. They've sold out on previous tours so get your tickets in advance.

Book News: Up to my neck in Beyond Salsa Bass, Volume 3: Salsa, Songo and The Roots of Latin Jazz. Revelation of the week: the introduction of Van Van's Aquí el que baila gana, including its seminal use of the famous timba presión kick drum figure, is actually a paraphrase of Cortijo's 1960 classic Oriza (qué lo que pasa aquí? eh? qué lo que pasa aquí?). Rafael Cortijo y su Combo - especially from the late 1950s, is well worth a trip down memory lane. [Kevin Moore]

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domingo, 17 noviembre 2013, 11:35 am

Orquesta Pomo Releases "Mi Nena"

Free download through November 19th

Orquesta Pomo has released their new single "Mi Nena" for free download at Noise Trade until November 19th. Don't miss out! From the 20th, the single will be available at iTunes and other digital retailers.

Founded in 2011 by Jonas Pomo and Cecilia Ferrer, Orquesta Pomo is Stockholm's latest contribution to the world of timba. The band plays mainly original material composed and arranged by Cecilia and Jonas. Their style is a mix of timba with soul, jazz and pop also blending with salsa from Colombia and Puerto Rico. Lead vocals on "Mi Nena" are by guest artist Thomas de Paula Eby, lead singer of Calle Real. Check it out and stay tuned for the video which is scheduled for release soon!

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miércoles, 13 noviembre 2013, 04:27 pm

Charanga Habanera plays Latin Grammy Street Party in Miami

Pacific Mambo Orchestra feat. Tito Puente Jr. in Livermore

*The PMO Show is today at 7:30. Come on out Bay Area casineros and dancers....and represent! BankHead Theater in Livermore (click here for tickets).

The PACIFIC MAMBO ORCHESTRA comes close to home mid-way through their first national tour, playing the BankHead Theater in Livermore on Wednesday, November 13th (click here for tickets). Their show features Tito Puente Jr,  2013 Tropical Latin album Grammy Winner Marlow Rosado and ex-Spanish Harlem Orchestra singer Willy Torres . There were 1200 strong at their November 1st show  in Albuquerque New Mexico's Popejoy Hall. Come on out Bay Area people and represent! 

Pacific Mambo Orchestra feat. Tito Puente Jr. at the BankHead Theater in Livermore - Cuban Music News - Noticias de musica cubana

TIMBA.com's Chicago correspondent Bill Tilford recently posted a live concert review of the October 26 PMO show in Gary, Indiana. You can check that out here . Go PMO!!


A few days ago it was announced that David Calzado y La CHARANGA HABANERA  will be performing at the Latin Grammy Street Party in Miami on Sunday, November 6, 2013. Other artists include  Leslie Cartaya, Kat Dahlia, Oscar D'Leon , Domino Saints, Periko & Jessi León, Rigu, and Writesounds. 

Charanga Habanera plays Latin Grammy Street Party in Miami - Cuban Music News - Noticias de música cubana

Then event will take place in Hialeah on West 16th Avenue between 37th & 42nd St . Great to hear some TIMBA in the Latin Grammy Street Party program!  It's about time already.

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