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Sunday, 15 October 2017, 02:15 PM

Yasser Ramos & 9 Milimetros 3rd Anniversary

Star-Studded Concert at La Tropical Tonight

Yasser Ramos y 9 Milímetros Tour

ENGLISH: Today Yasser Ramos & 9 Milímetros celebrate their third anniversary with a mega-concert at Salón Rosado de la Tropical. They have invited many other artists including Papucho y Manana Club, Maikel Dinza, Azúcar Negra, El Niño, Mandy Cantero, Los 4, and PMM. Yasser has promised to present some new songs as well as having some gifts for the audience. 

The band will be touring Europe in early 2018 to present their first CD "Ni antes, ni después". Stay tuned as the concert dates become available. Yasser & 9 Milímetros are also busy working on new material under the musical direction of Nachito Jr. It will be exciting to see what the combination of Yasser and Nachito Jr. brings to the sello of the band. 

If you haven't yet read the interview with Yasser from July 2017, click here. Below is the most recent official video release by the band, "El Artista" - one of the hits from the new album. 

ESPAÑOL: Hoy, Yasser Ramos y 9 Milímetros celebran su tercer aniversario con un mega concierto en el Salón Rosado de la Tropical. Han invitado a muchos otros artistas incluyendo a Papucho y Manana Club, Maikel Dinza, Azúcar Negra, El Niño, Mandy Cantero, Los 4 y PMM. Yasser ha prometido presentar algunas canciones nuevas, así como tener algunos regalos para el público.

La banda estará de gira por Europa a principios de 2018 para presentar su primer CD "Ni antes, ni después". Estén atentos a medida que las fechas del concierto estén disponibles. Yasser & 9 Milímetros también están sacando nuevo material bajo la dirección musical de Nachito Jr. Será emocionante ver lo que la combinación de Yasser y Nachito Jr. aporta al sello de la banda.

Si aún no ha leído la entrevista con Yasser desde julio de 2017, haga clic aquí. A continuación les dejo con el video oficial más reciente de la banda, "El Artista", uno de los éxitos del nuevo álbum.

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Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 01:55 AM

OMAR SOSA US CONCERTS

ALSO: MEZCLA IN THE BAY AREA; ALEJANDRO FALCÓN VIDEO

Omar Sosa is touring the US with his Quarteto Afrocubano from October 11-17 with stops in Detroit, Albuqueque, Las Vegas, Berkeley and Washington. You can see the full schedule at the omarsosa.com tour page. 


Omar has  also been working on a new project, Creole Spirits, and is using crowdfunding for at least part of the project,   You can learn more in a couple of videos on their indiegogo page






Bay area residents are reminded of the Pablo Menéndez & Mezcla special concert and film premier event at the Brava Theater on Saturday, October 14.   See our original post here. 

Alejandro Falcón's project Alejandro Falcon y Cubadentro is working on an exciting new recording expected to come out in a few months.      Here is a taste of things to come:

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Sunday, 08 October 2017, 06:53 AM

Yeni Valdés in Miami Friday, Oct. 13

With Timbalive - Erick Barbería - DJ Danis la Clave - DJ Walt Digz - DJ Melao

Yeni Valdés - among the most imitated Cuban vocalists since Celia Cruz - was the first woman in two of Cuba's greatest bands - NG La Banda and Los Van Van, singing with the latter for 16 years. She now lives in Santa Cruz, California with her husband, Erick Barbería, a batá master who played with the legendary Papo Angarica and a multi-talented timbero equally at home with lead vocals and all the percussion instruments. They'll be playing in a star studded show produced by DJ Asho and featuring Timbalive, DJ Walt Digz, DJ Melao and DJ Danis la Clave next Friday, October 13th. Here's are links for venue information and tickets. And here's the press release in downloadable format.

Erick Barbería

DJ Asho

DJ Walt Digz

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Friday, 06 October 2017, 06:39 AM

New Tirso Duarte Instructional Youtubes

Tirso is doing a whole series of educational timba piano videos on youtube!

There are nine of these so far. And here's my old video on Tirso and Charanga Habanera:

[Kevin Moore]

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