Monthly Archives: July 2019

Mother City Dance Festival

Don’t miss out on the first annual Mother City Afro-Latin Festival coming to Cape Town for the Heritage Day long weekend in September 2019.

The festival will include:

– Workshops
– Performance Bootcamps
– Shows
– Pool Parties
– Beach Parties
– The legendary Boat After Party

and much much more….

For all details visit MotherCityDanceFestival

New Swing Sextet “Lo Que Te Traigo”

Some things just get better with age. The venerable New Swing Sextet, founded before most of their current fans were probably even born, is still swinging today, playing with even more salsa, flavor and tightness then ever.

Their new album showcases this with a handful of amazing and diverse tunes that range in style from hard salsa to Latin jazz, boogaloo and cha-cha-cha to salsa romantica and descarga. While the basic formula is classic, the band brings a fresh and honest approach to the album that feels both young and vivacious, so the combination of years of experience and honing their chops actually ironically helps them sound more assured, youthful and hip than many new salsa bands around today!

The title encapsulates this special quality of old and new that makes this band so unique today: what they bring is full of sabor and swing! 

“Lo Que Te Traigo” Available On cdbaby

The New Swing Sextet features:
George Rodriguez on vibes and vocals, leader;
Angel Justiniano on vocals and conga drums and co-leader;
Harry Justiniano on bass and vocals;
Hector Ortiz on bongos and latin percussion;
Jimmy Figueroa on timbales and vocals;
Conal Fowkes on piano;
Orlando Ortiz on lead vocals.

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Timba Republic

A Sovereign State of Music

Yoruba Andabo

Yoruba Andabo is a Cuban band performing original sacred African music Yoruba Andabo es una banda cubana interpretando música africana sagrada originales.

ARChive of Contemporary Music, or "Would You Take My Mind Out for a Walk"

... formerly: Musica Joyaria!; the Supine View; and The Blogoschmeer


Afro Puerto Rican music band

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