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Latin Explosion

Latin Explosion
Location Cambridgeshire
Starting from £906.00

Latin Explosion is a UK-based Latin band bringing you a one-way ticket to the music of the Americas. The 11-piece line up (2 vocalists, 3 percussionists, 4 brass, piano and bass) lends itself to an expansive BIG BAND sound without losing the dynamism and spark of a small group, and combines sensuous vocals, sophisticated horn lines and explosive percussion solos... With their vision to unite the rhythms of the Americas, their music is uplifting, inspiring and unifying, celebrating the diversity of cultures that arose out of the African Slave Trade, whilst focusing on the Cuban, Brazilian and globalized SALSA sounds which have become significant musical languages and forms of solidarity and cultural exchange among communities throughout the world.

Latin Explosion is not your regular salsa band... it’s a LATIN band, in the wider sense; freely mixing salsa with jazz, funk and contemporary popular music styles to create an explosive mix of sounds... it’s a BIG BAND by its very nature; equipped with all of the credentials to make for an exhilarating live outfit - engaging vocalists, a burning hot rhythm section and a big fat brass section... With their critically acclaimed fusion of rhythms, Latin Explosion is one of the most exciting new projects to emerge on the UK Latin scene today.

“Clave... To us the word goes beyond explanations and definitions. It means life, salsa, the food of our leisure time, the motion of intense rhythm, the emotion of 20,000 people simultaneously grooving to the natural sounds of life. It’s being played in beat, on key, on clave... It means to be on top of things, to be playing it right... Clave is history, it’s culture. African drums from far off places like Nigeria, Dahomey, and Ghana married the Spanish guitar to bring us clave. The seeds were planted in the Caribbean and now their grandchild is Salsa...” CLAVE MAGAZINE

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Traditional & Contemporary Salsa

  • Aguanile - Willie Colón / Marc Anthony
  • Besame Mucho - Consuelo Velásquez
  • Bilongo - Guillermo Rodríguez Fania All-Stars
  • Como Fue - Buena Vista Social Club
  • Déjame Soñar - Tito Puente Tony Vega
  • Dos Gardenias - Buena Vista Social Club
  • El Cuarto De Tula - Buena Vista Social Club
  • Fire Burns Below - Alex Wilson
  • Gozando En La Habana - Charanga Habañera
  • Gracias A La Vida - Joan Baez / Issac Delgado
  • Guantanamera - Joseito Fernández
  • Habana Del Este - Afro-Cuban All-Stars
  • Hasta Siempre Comandante - Carlos Puebla
  • La Vida Es Un Carnival - Celia Cruz
  • Lágrimas Negras - Miguel Matamoros / Javier Garcia
  • No Me Mires A Los Ojos - Issac Delgado
  • Palabras Del Alma - Marc Anthony
  • Pedro Navajas - Oscar D'Leon
  • Silencio - Buena Vista Social Club
  • Valió La Pena - Marc Anthony

Latin Pop

  • Ain’t it Funny – Jennifer Lopez
  • Arranca - Manzanita
  • Bingo Bango – Bolivar / Basement Jaxx
  • Caraluna - Bacilos
  • Copacabana - Barry Manilow
  • Cuba - Gibson Brothers Klimax
  • Do The Conga - Black Lace
  • Do You Only Wanna Dance - Mia
  • Get Up Stand Up - Bob Marley / Ojos Brujos
  • Guaglione - Pérez Prado
  • Hips Don't Lie - Shakira / Wyclef Jean
  • Hotel California - Eagles
  • I Like It (I Like It Like That) - Pete Rodríguez
  • La Bamba - Ritchie Valens
  • La Bomba - Ricky Martin
  • Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
  • Mambo no. 5 - Pérez Prado
  • Midnight at the Oasis – Maria Muldaur Brand New Heavies
  • Moondance - Van Morrison
  • Primavera - Santana
  • Satellite - Santana
  • Smooth - Santana
  • Something in my Eye - Corduroy
  • Sway - Pablo Beltrán Ruiz / Michael Buble
  • Whenever, Wherever - Shakira

Latin Jazz

  • Boliviana – Irakere
  • Cachao's Guiro - Israel "Cachao" Lopez
  • Chucho - Jesús "Chucho" Valdes
  • Claudia - Jesús "Chucho" Valdes Paquito D'Rivera
  • La Cuna - Ray Barretto
  • Linda Chicana - Tito Puente
  • Mambo Inn - Mario Bauzá
  • Manteca - Dizzy Gillespie / Paquito D'Rivera
  • Nature Boy - Eden Ahbez
  • Nica's Dream - Horace Silver
  • Night In Tunisia - Dizzy Gillespie
  • Ran Kan Kan / Oye Como Va - Tito Puente
  • Reunión - Paquito D'Rivera & Arturo Sandoval
  • Sabor - Cal Tjader
  • Song For Bilbao - Michael Brecker
  • St Thomas - Sonny Rollins
  • Tanga - Dizzy Gillespie
  • Tequila - The Champs

Brazilian Music

  • Brasil - Ary Barrosso
  • Flor De Lis - Djavan
  • Mais Que Nada - Jorge Ben
  • Mama África - Chico César
  • Não Enche - Caetano Veloso
  • Samba De Janeiro - Bellini
  • Shine - Lanu feat. Christin Deralas

Originals

  • Conundrum
  • Golden Section
  • Lullaby
  • Mistico
  • Moonlight
  • Move to the Music (Live to 100)
  • Sign of Love
  • Superstarlight
  • Time is Running Out