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Sue Miller – Cuban Flute Improviser, Writer & Academic

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New Website for Charanga del Norte

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

La Chica Ideal Sue Miller guesting with Orquesta Sublime

This is my homage to Melquiades Fundora who died on 14 February 2009 I have played alongside him with La Sublime in Havana in 2006 and 2007 and this performance at the Cabaret Nacional in Havana  on April 6th 2009 was a tribute to him as one of the founders of Orquesta Sublime in 1955. [...]

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).

Estrellas Cubanas perform Amalia Batista

Estrellas Cubanas performed the Danzon Amalia Batista by Rodrigo Prats at the Danzon Festival in Havana in 2007 – do contact me if you’re interested in promoting an exchange project between Estrellas Cubanas and Charanga del Norte.

El Tropical on Christmas Day 2011

Walking round the grounds of the legendary El Tropical beer garden where all the famous bands used to play in the 50s and 60s

Animation of Charanga del Norte track Libelula

New DVD of Charanga del Norte from Tiny Elephants productions

Charanga del Norte at the Barbican

Charanga del Norte Paradise Gardens June 2009

We played an hour’s set before Changui de Gunatanamo and Orquesta  Aragón on June 21 2009, booked by the Barbican for the Cuba50 events

The Danzon Festival in Havana 2009

At the International Danzón Festival I performed with Charanga Orquestas ‘Estrellas Cubanas’, ‘Orquesta Sublime’ and ‘Charanga de Oro’ and gave a lecture in Spanish at the conference on my research and my band Charanga del Norte (the UK’s only Charanga Orquesta). I was featured on Cuban television and radio as something of a novelty – [...]