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Charanga Del Norte Live 2017

Charanga del Norte at Seven, Leeds 2017 Charanga del Norte Live at Leeds 2017  

New Charanga Time Animation

ew Charanga Time animation from El Iyawo Studios in Leeds – celebrating 20 years of Charanga del Norte – anniversary events are planned for 2018   Charanga Time Animation   Charanga Time from Guillermo Davis on Vimeo.

Charanga del Norte Performance 28 October

Charanga del Norte perform at Seven Arts, Leeds on Saturday 28 October 2017.

Charanga del Norte launch their new EP Charanga Time to showcase their new New York-styled charanga set.

Expect pachanga, bugalu, and New York infused Afro-Cuban dance music styles by the likes of Charlie and Eddie Palmieri, Johnny Pacheco, Ray Barretto, Mongo Santamaria, Orquesta Broadway and Pete Rodríguez.

With a string section and guest bugalu brass this gig features high energy improvisations and clave-driven grooves: as New York DJ Al Angeloro says: ‘If you can’t dance with them . . you died last week’ (WBAI Radio/The Montuno Sessions).

Preview of Charanga del Norte’s EP Launch

A Leeds Beckett University music academic, and professional flautist, will launch her band’s new EP this month, which was recorded and mastered by colleagues at the University.

New Charanga Video

Here’s a track from Charanga del Norte’s new EP Charanga Time: Que Maravilloso (How Marvellous) The EP  launch is at Seven Arts , Leeds on Saturday 28 October.        

Aracataca Radio showcase Charanga Time

Aracataca’s John Child and Tomek spin new salsa from Edgard Nevárez y La Trópica ft. Carlitos Ramírez, Choco Orta, Pete Perignon, Arturo Ortiz & 7 Con Calle, Steven Brezet and Manny Martínez y La Rebeldía; Latin jazz from Eddie Palmieri with Alfredo de la Fé; new charanga from Charanga del Norte; and a Latin jazz big band track from the Echo Park Project.

New Website for Charanga del Norte

Charanga del Norte now has a new website: www.charangadelnorte.co.uk

Charanga del Norte Gig 22 November, Cambridge Jazz Festival

Sue Miller is giving a pre-concert talk on Cuba-based and New York-based charanga music and then her band Charanga del Norte are performing that night at Churchill College, University of Cambridge – tickets from the Cambridge Jazz Festival site.

Charanga del Norte at Cambridge Jazz Festival 22 November

Charanga del Norte are performing at Cambridge Jazz Festival on 22 November preceded by a talk by Sue Miller on Cuban music in New York. There’s support from Vesperados and a wine reception. Room for dancing at the venue is at the back (Churchill College)

Charanga del Norte Live at the Big Weekend

Charanga del Norte at Cambridge’s Big Weekend July 2016 in pictures