Get ready for a night of modern timba, intense danzones, romantic boleros, and salsa, salsa, salsa!
Back from a groundbreaking tour to Cuba as the first American band (ever!) to play Havana's International Danzón Festival, Charanga Tropical hosts a Cuban themed party to release its new CD.
The disc was recorded at legendary EGREM's Areito studio, the same space in where 'Buena Vista Social Club' and so many other classic Cuban recordings were made.
One Night In Cuba will feature an all-star lineup of musicians from Charanga Tropical, Malamanya, Salsa Del Soul, QBand, and Salsabrosa. Other guests to include Cuban pianist Viviana Pintado, Chicago Salsa singers Franklin Paz and Juan Castro, Latin jazzer Craig Russo, and dance showcases by Rene Dance Studio and salsa performance team Salsa De La Calle
Doors open at 7 p.m. with DJ Momchil spinning salsa hits. Bring your dancing shoes for a lively salsa lesson from one of dance instructor Rene Thompson, former lead dancer at La Tropicana in Havana, Cuba. At 8 p.m. Charanga Tropical takes the stage.