Cuban Rhum Jungle's Black History Month closing party
This month we have been celebrating Black History Month @ Cuban Rhum Jungle.
A little extra each week for the month of October for this occasion. Live bands, dance
shows, special classes. What a great month so far...
Cuban Rhum Jungle is stopping the weekly class and club night, and so will also be our
TUESDAY 25th OCTOBER 2011
A CUBAN RUMBA PARTY hosted by
Cuban Rhum Jungle &
rumba band Gerardo Y su RumbAche
Venue: Islington Metal Works
7 Torrens St, London, EC1V
(Behind Angel station)
Free local parking after 6:30pm.
***Band director - Grammy award winning Gerardo De Armas of Yoruba Andabo***
***International performer & rueda champion - LAZARO LOPEZ***
Make a note in your diaries and celebrate the inspiring reflections of African/Cuban
influence through music and dance.
*** Gerardo Y su RumbAche ***
Will be performing for the 1st time at Cuban Rhum Jungle their 10 piece band. Singing
a variety of rumbas and other folkloric genres.
Last Cuban salsa class:
8pm - 9pm: Beginners 2 & Improvers/Intermediates
8pm - 9pm: Profundo! (Lazaro Y Paola - Advanced rumba con salsa)
£6 for 1 class (incl club & band)
£7 for Profundo! (incl club & band)
Club: 9pm - 12:30/1am
Band & Club ONLY £8
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Plus a very special Columbia performance with the band by LAZARO LOPEZ
SO. Rumberos Y Rumberas...Salseras Y Salseros..Lovers of music and Dance...Lovers of
Cuban culture...Come along and enjoy an evening of cultural bliss, dancing and
singing, fun and pure good vibes for our last night.
We are also celebrating Gerardo's birthday!
Gerardo has been a Rumbero since he was knee high to a grasshopper, and
comes from a family of famed Afro Cuban artists such as Amelia Pedroso and
Ricardo Santa Cruz; he has sung and recorded and toured with legendary
groups such as Irosso Oba Y Yoruba Andabo.
He got together in London with some of the best Cuban Percussionists and Afro Cuban
Vocals to begin a Rumba Revolution!
Other group members:
Already they have played in their short career; Charlie Wrights, Cuban Salsa Congress in
|Bournemouth and the Empowering Church and will inspire the audience with a
variety of Rumbas, and Other Folkloric genres.