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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).

Leeds Arts Research Centre

The Leeds Arts Research Centre (LARC) brings together creative practitioners and academics across Leeds Beckett University whose research interests lie in the arts, whether that is music, film, fine art, design or performing arts.

LARC draws on staff from the School of Art, Architecture and Design and from the School of Film, Music and Performing Arts. It brings together cultural historians and theorists with arts practitioners at the cutting edge of practice as research. Providing a forum for debate, it is also a window on the exciting and innovate creative work going on across the two Schools. Here staff collaborate on new projects, showcase their research and build together the research culture

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.        

Recontextualising Ragtime Symposium 6&7 May 2017: More Details

Recontextualising Ragtime: Connections, Influences, Perspectives A Two-Day Symposium 6–7 May 2017   Location: Heritage Quay at the University of Huddersfield, UK Organised by: Prof. Rachel Cowgill (University of Huddersfield) and Dr Sue Miller (Leeds Beckett University) in association with Heritage Quay at the University of Huddersfield   Join us for a two-day symposium examining the [...]

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)