Composing, interpreting and performing classic son montuno, Son Ache has a contemporary urban sabor (flavour) which derives from their infectious energy and aggressive tumbao.
This band has been “el morro” here in Toronto… like the lighthouse overlooking Havana harbour, it has been the beacon that illuminates for us the real cuban tumbao … since 1998.
at 8 PM: Roland Hunter band, featuring several top Cuban musicians in town.
Inspired by Latin-jazz masters such as Cal Tjader and Jerry Gonzalez, guitarist Roland Hunter presents his sextet performing mostly original compositions from his soon to be released second cd. The sextet is comprised of: Luis Deniz, alto sax; Roland Hunter, guitar; Amhed Mitchel, drums; David Restivo, piano; Roberto Riveron, bass and Jalidan Ruiz, congas.
Vlad Aranda teaches a dance lesson, and DJ Suave plays between sets.