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Event Archive - Rumba Calzada

Sat. February 25th 2006 Performance Works (All Ages)
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Composer/bandleader Raphael Geronimo blends salsa, jazz and Afro-Cuban rhythms to create a toe-tapping and soul-moving Caribbean musical fusion. A favourite with Vancouver audiences for over a decade, this Juno-nominated band’s powerful and joyful music generates enthusiasm everywhere. With Allan Johnston baby bass/vocal, Lou Mastroianni piano, Rolando Preza congas/vocal, Rod Murray trombone, Vince Mai trumpet, Edgar Romero bongos/vocal.


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Rumba Calzada (Latin)

You’re guaranteed to learn the Spanish word for “adrenaline” after spending the night with Vancouver’s Rumba Calzada, a dazzling septet of Latin jazz all-stars who have been filling the dance floor (and making award-winning recordings) since 1991. The band is fronted by percussionist-composer Raphael Geronimo, third generation in a family ... more info
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