Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and RCW’s 5th anniversary with Salsa veteran Edgardo Cambon and his All Star 5tet “LaTiDo in a fabulous night of Latin Dance. LaTiDo’s impressive repertoire includes Mambo, Cha-ChaChá, Son, Guajira, Bachata, Merengue and more. Rebecca Miller will be teaching a free salsa dance lesson starting at 8pm and DJ Felipe El De La Clave will be spinning classic mambo and salsa dura. From the Cuban flavor of Buena Vista Social Club to the New York Salsa grooves of Rubén Blades, spanning all the way from the 70’s hits to the current Salsa repertoire plus Edgardo’s original material, the formula is set to deliver: SALSA DE AYER, DE HOY Y DE SIEMPRE!
Ayla Davila , Bass.
Julio Areas, Timbales.
Marco Diaz, Piano.
Jeff Cressman, Trombone
Camilo Landau, Tres-Guitar.
Edgardo Cambon, Congas, Bongó, Cajón and lead Vocals
“ Edgardo has found a niche in the hearts of the Bay Area Salseros” John Santos.
“With a clear voice reminiscent of that of Rubén Blades, Edgardo and His 5tet
“LaTiDo” always deliver!”. Jesse “Chuy” Varela. Latin Beat Magazine
Since 2003, this explosive quartet has garnered a great reputation throughout the Bay Area among dancers and listeners alike, having performed to sold out audiences at renowned venues including Yoshi’s, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco Jazz Festival, Stanford Jazz Concert Series, San José Jazz Festival, the Sonoma Jazz Festival and more.
“LaTiDo’s” music takes us back in time, invites us to dance, and is equally enjoyed by the casual listener. Close intricate vocal harmonies, the rhythmic pulse of the Bongó drum and Bass, the unique sound of the traditional Tres Guitar (a three double set string instrument developed in Cuba) the Flute and the lively compositions are pleasing to the ears, the heart and the soul. “LaTiDo” plays Latin Music from the heart. More info at: http://www.myspace.com/latidoson
Rhythmix Cultural Works (RCW) has established itself in the East Bay community for five years since opening its doors in 2007 as a community arts center to bring people of all ages together for a wide range of high quality arts experiences. Only five minutes from downtown Oakland (just off Hwy 880 @ Fruitvale), RCW has served more than 25,000 people with culturally mixed presentations of music, dance, theater and classes in a beautifully renovated 150-seat theater, art gallery and classroom as affordable space for live performances, exhibitions, arts education and cultural exchange for youth, families and adults. By providing a range of exhibits, workshops, classes and performances, RCW supports local, regional and international artists in the presentation of their work and strives to encourage community awareness through participation in the arts. Plenty of parking available.
Added by rhythmix on March 17, 2012