Son montuno, Salsa Brava and Descarga from Barcelona to the whole world!
Tromboranga focuses on the most flavourful salsa brava, with influences of the major artists of the 70’s and 80’s. A hardcore salsa dance repertoire with original songs and covers of the golden age of hard salsa, hint at major influences: Dimensión Latina, Ray Perez, Orq. Narvaez, Conjunto Libre, Eddie Palmieri y La Perfecta, Hector Lavoe, Willie Colon, among many others who serve as inspiration for their own compositions and interpretations.
Tromboranga’s musicians are from across the Caribbean and Europe, but with a common purpose: to make a simple, pure sound, solid and rhythmic. Its members are Joaquin Arteaga (Timbal, bongo, writer & producer) Venezuelan musician, known for his extensive career as a percussionist, conductor and composer of band Bloque 53. A young Freddy Ramos (vocals & producer) sonero/arranger based in Barcelona, Venezuelan musician, who begins to emerge in the salsa picture in Spain and Europe, singing original tunes as “Humildad” y “Conmigo te quedaras”. Diego Coppinger’s, also gives a Cuban color with great strength and “sabor” to the band. Rafael Madagascar (piano) and Felipe Varela (bass) from Colombia with strong guajeos and tumbaos. The heavy trombones section of Vladimir Peña, Thomas Johnson and Albert Costa a powerful section it provides a very strong mark on the band. Produced by Joaquin Arteaga, Freddy Ramos and Vladimir Peña.