K'Chevere

K'Chevere
Location Gloucestershire
Starting from POA
1 reviews
Location Gloucestershire
Starting from POA
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KChevere are one of the UKs newest Latin bands, based in Bristol. The group formed especially to perform at an open air concert for the Bath Fringe Festival 2000. Since then, they have increased the line-up from a 5-piece option to 7or 9-piece, and have performed with guest Latin artists at various venues in the UK. Influenced by artists including Ray Barretto, Patato Valdés, Eddie Palmien and various Cuban musicians, their repertoire consists of Afro-Cuban dance rhythms such as Son, Danzon and Descarga with a touch of Jazz and Salsa.

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K'Chevere

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K’Chevere are one of the UKs newest Latin bands, based in Bristol. The group formed especially to perform at an open air concert for the Bath Fringe Festival 2000. Since then, they have increased the line-up from a 5-piece option to 7 or 9-piece, and have performed with guest Latin artists at various venues in the UK.

K’Chevere (Que Chevere in Spanish) is generally used in Latin America to describe good feelings, positive feedback or anything good. The word “chevere” is widely used in Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Mexico and Cuba, but it is a very familiar word throughout all Hispanic countries.
 
Influenced by artists including Ray Barretto, Patato Valdés, Eddie Palmien and various Cuban musicians, their repertoire consists of Afro-Cuban dance rhythms such as Son, Danzon and Descarga with a touch of Jazz and Salsa.

Recently K,Chevere have introduced other tropical rhythms in to their repertoire, such as Gaita from Venezuela and Cumbia from Colombia, giving the band a unique mix of rhythms found in party bands in Latin American countries.

Line-up:
• Ruben Cordero (Acoustic Guitar/ Tres Guitar and Vocals)
• Robbie Rodriguez (Piano)
• Fernando Acosta (Saxophone)
• Andy Fuller (Bongos)
• Lisa Chenan (Congas and Vocals)
• Mike Vince (Timbales)
• Tosh (Bass)

  • 5 Piece, 7 Piece or 9 Piece options (including: Acoustic Guitar/ Tres Guitar, Vocals, Piano, Saxophone, Bongos, Congas, Timbales, Bass)
, Venue Club, Bristol
5/5

One of the brightest new Latin bands in the UK.


Their performances include Bath Fringe Festival, Fiddlers Club (Bristol), Toucan Club (Cardiff), Pavilion (Bath) supporting Adalberto Alvarez (NY Fania All-Stars legend), The Bath International Music Festival joined by Cuban violin virtuoso Omar Puente, St Paul’s Carnival (Bristol), Cardiff Fringe Festival.

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