Concert | Rhythms of Cuba with Tumbao Bravo
Thursday October 18, 2018: 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
Experience the authentic rhythms of Cuba with the rich jazz harmonies of the award-winning band, Tumbao Bravo.
Tumbao Bravo was formed in August 2003 by reedman Paul VornHagen and conguero Alberto Nacif. This exciting Cuban jazz combo has released five critically acclaimed CDs of mostly original compositions that have been featured on all the major jazz public radio stations throughout the U.S. All band members have won or been nominated for individual Detroit Music Awards as well teach at U of Michigan, Washtenaw CC, Jazz Camps and music studios. For the past 8 years, Tumbao Bravo has been presenting a library program called “The Rhythms of Cuba” at numerous libraries throughout southeastern Michigan and the San Francisco Bay area.
This performance will feature Paul VornHagen (saxphones/flute/piccolo/ latin percussion); Greco Freeman (congas); Olman Piedra (timbales); Gary Schunk (keyboard); Paul Finkbeiner (trumpet); and Pat Prouty (bass).