Omar Puente Charanga Sextet
12th April 2024
After over two decades of being a leading figure of the UK and international Latin jazz scene, award winning Cuban jazz violinist Omar Puente returns to his roots with The Omar Puente Charanga Jazz Sextet.
£35 – £50
OMAR PUENTE – violinFERNANDO DESPESTRE – keyboardsDORANCE LORZA – bassFLAVIO CORREA – congasOSCAR MARTINEZ – timbalesEIKEL HERNANDEZ trumpet – trumpet
The musical style is a unique fusion of Cuban music, African rhythms and modern jazz. The band plays both original tunes and new arrangements of the best traditional Cuban music. The virtuosity and charisma typical of Omar’s performances merges with the flavour of traditional Charanga dance music, a real treat for dancers and audience of all ages.