Sue Miller – Cuban Flute Improviser, Writer & Academic

Charanga del Norte at Cambridge Big Festival 10 July

Charanga del Norte perform at The Big Weekend in Cambridge on 10 July 2016. Featuring Guillermo Monroy on vocals the band will play as part of a 3 day world music festival  and it’s FREE! Held on Parker’s Piece, Cambridge.

Charanga del Norte at the CAMBRIDGE BIG WEEKEND 10 JULY 2016

Charanga del Norte are playing the Cambridge Big Weekend festival this year on 10 July time tbc but likely to be around midday on Parker’s Piece. It is a FREE event! More information from Cambridge Big Weekend

Charanga del Norte launch the new Spanish department at Reading University

Charanga del Norte (the southern team) performed at Reading University on 25 November 2015. Los Musicos joined the band to form a male coro section. Great gig – we had lots of fun!

Son Yambu with Special Guest Sue Miller London 23 November 2015

Sue is performing Cuban music at a lecture by Katia Chornik to launch her new book: Alejo Carpentier: Blurring Genres (Monday 23rd November at 6.30. Instituto Cervantes, 102 Eaton Square, London SW1W 9AN). The event will include live Cuban music by Son Yambu ( with special guest Sue Miller, and will be followed by drinks.
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book launch for Cuban Flute Style@
Saturday 10th May 2014

Room G22-26 (Ground Floor)
Senate House, Malet Street
London WC1E 2HU

A morning of presentations finishing with:

3.00pm Sue Miller (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge), BOOK LAUNCH: Cuban Flute Style: Interpretation and Improvisation (Scarecrow Press 2013).

3.45pm Tea followed by live music performed by Charanga del Norte (Cuban charanga music which forms the focus of Sue Miller’s book).

FREE Latin Fiesta in Cambridge this Thursday 30 May Anglia Ruskin University

Latin Fiesta@The Academy, Anglia Ruskin University, East Road CB1 1PT
Brazilian Samba, Cuban Son and Salsa
Thursday 30 May 9pm til late

Charanga del Norte gigs 2014

Charanga del Norte will be gigging again from 2014. Bookings for next year are now being taken (see contact details for enquiries).

Charanga del Norte gig 8 February Cambridge

STOP PRESS CHARANGA DEL NORTE BACK GIGGING IN 2013 Starting with a FREE LUNCHTIME gig at the Mumford Theatre, East Road in Cambridge.   CHARANGA DEL NORTE Charanga del Norte perform at the Mumford Theatre on Friday 8 February @1pm 1.10 pm, Mumford Theatre, Cambridge Charanga del Norte Venue information form the following link:

New York SOB Gig June 1st

Charanga Soleil invited me to play SOB’s After-Work Salsa Groove on Friday, June 1, 2012.

Performing were: Cathy Lopez and Goussy Celestin (lead vocals); Hadar Noiberg (flute, vocals, musical director); Lewis Kahn (violin, trombone); Junior Rivera (tres, vocals); William Ash (bass); Sergio Rivera (piano); John Berdeguer (percussion, vocals) and Diego Lopez (drums, timbales).

As an extra-special treat, the band was joined by the exceptional flutist SUE MILLER bandleader of Charanga del Norte out of Leeds, England!

Charanga del Norte gig 25 January Manchester, Instituto Cervantes

I’m giving a talk and then Charanga del Norte perform at Instituto Cervantes in Manchester on Wednesday 25 January 6.30pm. Check out their website for further details