Cuban Band London

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Cuban Band London
Reasons to book this ACT
  • Intoxicating fusion of Spanish and African rhythms that gave rise to salsa

  • Irresistible tropical sound, guaranteed to turn any event into a fiesta!

  • Flexible line-up that can be tailored to match every occasion

  • Have performed at Glastonbury, a live session on BBC Radio 3 and much more

  • Based in London and available to perform at events worldwide

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Cuban Band London play authentic Cuban son, the intoxicating fusion of Spanish and African rhythms that gave rise to salsa. They give this irresistible music a contemporary edge, bringing their audiences a truly, sensational, authentic Latin music experience and their music is guaranteed to turn any event into a fiesta!

The Cuban Band has a flexible line-up that can be tailored to match every occasion. Playing as a traditional Cuban septeto, the band performs with 7 musicians - lead vocalist, trés (Cuban mandolin), guitar, bass, trumpet and two percussionists.

The group are having a very exciting year so far with an Arts Council Tour underway, a new album in the pipeline and lots of amazing festivals already confirmed including Glastonbury, The Manchester Jazz Festival and the Rainforest World Music Festival in Borneo - to name but a few!

Since their debut album 'La Maravilla' was released to rave reviews (**** Songlines, The Evening Standard) at the end of 2012, the band have gone from strength to strength. Last year's highlights included playing at The Cork Jazz Festival, The Shetland Folk Festival, The Africa Oye Festival and a live session for Sean Rafferty on BBC Radio 3.

On vocals, and minor percussion, Yuri is an accomplished international singer with a sparkling personality, having performed with the likes of Cachaito of the Buena Vista Social Club.

Red hot rhythms – straight from the streets of Santiago de Cuba.

Pop Tunes (Latin Style)

Don’t Worry, Be Happy 
Don't You Worry About A Thing 
Hey Jude 
I Don't Know Why 
Killing Me Softly 
Living La Vida Loca 
Master Blaster 
Sir Duke 
Summer Time

Salsa, Son & Merengue / Chachacha / Bolero

Abusadora (merengue) 
A Mi Manera (chachacha) 
Apagame La Vela (merengue/tropical) 
Apretataito (merengue) 
Ay Papacito (son montuno 
Baila Con Mi Tumbao (salsa) 
Baila Suavito (chachacha) 
Bamboleo (salsa) 
Besame Mucho (bolero cha) 
Bronce Na’Ma (salsa) 
Cachita (charanga) 
Cangrejo (son montuno) 
Capullito D'Aleli (son) 
Carretero (son montuno) 
Co Co Mai Mai (son) 
Chan Chan (son) 
Como Fue (bolero) 
Consuelate (son) 
Dos Gardenias (son) 
Dundunbanza (bolero son) 
El Bodeguero (chachacha)

Salsa, Son & Merengue / Chachacha / Bolero Cont.

El Carretero (son) 
El Cuarto De Tula (son) 
El Manicero / Peanut Vendor (son) 
El Negrito Del Batey (merengue) 
El Paralitico (son) 
El Punto Cubano (charanga / son) 
El Traigito (son) 
En El Delirio Habanero (bolero-son) 
Guantanamera (bolero chachacha) 
Hacheros Con Palo (son montuno) 
Idilio (salsa) 
Juanito Morel (merengue) 
La Empaliza (merengue) 
La Enganadora (chachacha) 
La Guacherna (merengue) 
Lágrimas Negras (son) 
La Negra Tomasa (Bilongo) 
Le Sumba El Mango (son montuno) 
Lloraras (salsa) 
Me Gusto (son montuno) 
Ma Ma Inez (son- salsa) 
No Me Llores (chachacha) 
Oye Como Va (chachacha) 
Pare Cochero (son) 
Pintate Los Labios (son) 
Prende El Fogon (son) 
Quizas (bolero cha) 
Rico Vacilon (cha cha cha) 
Rita La Caimana (descarga son) 
Saina (merengue) 
Sandunguera 
Sobreviviré 
Son De La Loma (son) 
Te Veo P’Aqui (Changui)

Havana Cigars
Floridita London
The Cuban Camden
Boisedales of Canary Wharf
Function Central
Sally Bushell
City of London
Camden Council
Glastonbury Festival
Rainforest World Music Festival Borneo
Cork Jazz Festival
Manchester Jazz Festival
Out to Lunch Festival Belfast
Africa Oye Festival Liverpool
Shetland Folk Festival
Arts Council Funded Tour - various venues across England 

"Our very own Buena Vista Club… they are irrepressible… a fantastic sound …terrific!"

Sean Rafferty, BBC Radio 3 ‘In Tune, May 2014

"The UK's very own Buena Vista band….absolutely tremendous…. music like this and we're all feeling terrific….if you don't start to move to this there is no hope for you! Extraordinary music."

Sean Rafferty, BBC Radio 3, September 2012

"People could not help but dance, the band’s energy and enthusiasm was soaked up by a captivated audience!"

Mariam, Festival, Bury St Edmunds, May 2014

"We had great feedback about the band yesterday. Our guests felt transported to a holiday place..!"

Catia , Restaurant, Central London, May 2014

"My husband and I had an amazing time watching in Stroud on Saturday – we even attempted a little salsa dancing!"

Shelly, Private party, Stroud, May 2014

"Thanks so much for the other evening, we had a great time! You have a great rapport with each other as well as with your audience."

May, Private party, Stroud, May 2014