Latin Quarter Charity Band night – Fri 13 Nov with SON al SON

28 07 2015

Poster_BandFINALGnov13friary copy12th Anniversary party : LATIN QUARTER CHARITY BAND NIGHT
 with the groovy live band SON al SON @ The Friary, Tullideph Rd, Dundee, DD2 2PN on Fri 13th Nov. 8pm-TBC (hoping for 1am).  Free Salsa beginners class at 8.15pm. Tickets £12 on door or £2 DISCOUNT in advance from Grouchos, sarah at classes or via sarahbrox@gmail.com. Will be a raffle on the night. Tables can be reserved via same email for 8 minimum for prepaid ticket holders. Details also on www.salsadundee.com.   Anyone welcome.  Will be bar.  All money raised for the Azul Wasi project in Peru near Cusco, home for former street children.
Information about the band.

 The band Son al Son was formed in 2008. Its line-up is made up of musicians from Cuba, Ricardo Fernandes Pompa,(Lead Vocals and Congas) Eric Alfonso (Timbales)from Venezuela,Lino Rocha (lead vocals and hand percussion) from Scotland, Bob Thomson (Bass),Simon Gall (Piano and Vocals) and Euan Allardice (Trumpet).

As the name suggests, Son al Son play son, a style of music made popular in 1920’s Havana and more recently in the film “Buena Vista Social Club”. To this day, songs like Chan Chan, El Cuarto De Tula and Dos Gardenias are played in cafes and bars across Cuba.

Son al Son have added songs from La Excelencia, Cubanismo and original songs to bring  a more ‘salsa dura’ (hard salsa!) feel to there set. Along with the ‘traditional’ songs (with a salsa twist!) and the modern salsa songs,we’re sure Son al Son will get your feet tapping and out of your seat in no time, Gozar! Enjoy!

Note: They changed their name to Salsonique for a while but have changed it back to Son al Son recently.

mini documentary of band –
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