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Sue Miller – Cuban Flute Improviser, Writer & Academic

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)

Review of Cuban Flute Style by Bill McBirnie

Let me begin by saying that Sue Miller’s Cuban Flute Style is an extraordinarily comprehensive oeuvre, with respect to both the history and the technique of charanga flute playing. In addition, her book is realized with a broad as well as a thoughtful understanding of the entire tradition on which this style of music is based.

Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World

I have two entries on Cuban son and guajira in this excellent new book edited by David Horn. You can order a copy from Amazon and it will be out January 2014

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: http://www.anglia.ac.uk/ruskin/en/home/faculties/alss/deps/mpa/events/lunchtime_concerts.html#feb

My new music lecturing post at Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge

I am now senior lecturer in music at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge and head of the BA (Hons) in Popular Music. The course focus is on analysis of popular music (Anglo-American, European and World-wide), performance (composition and improvisation) and (ethno) musicology. There are also modules on studio music, event management, music teaching and music [...]

Konimusic Booking Agency for Charanga del Norte

Konimusic Konimusic are now representing Charanga del Norte so do contact them directly if you are interested in booking the band.

New on-stream track Lola Catula

Check out the new track Lola Catula #2 on the recordings page – just added today!

Charanga del Norte at York Fiesta

Charanga del Norte perform El Bodeguero by Richard Egües whilst Guillermo teaches the crowd to dance chachachá, including the skipping dance that goes with the quotes ‘Mambru se fue a la guerra’ and ‘rr con rr cigarro..’ which I play on the flute. York Fiesta May 2008