Cuba in Toronto, Lula Fri Sep 14: Son Four, and Tipica Toronto with Jorge Maza
SON FOUR: 8PM
Led by Hierrito Fernandez, this son quartet explores Cuban classics as well as original, contemporary compositions. Hierritoâ€™s sweet vocals and poetic lyrics evoke the great Cuban son, trova and changui artists of the 30s through 50s.
Vladimir with a beginner dance lesson, 9:30
JORGE MAZA Y LA TIPICA TORONTO: 10:30 PM
Combining the sound of the tres guitar with two violins and a cello in a style known as charanga francesca, Tipica Toronto perform a salsa-based repertoire that reflects the grand continuum of Cuban dance music that has evolved since the 1950s.