London Latin Jazz Fest 2021

Dorancé Lorza & Sexteto Café

20th anniversary celebration

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Last Show: Thursday 23 rd September 2021

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Dorance Lorza & Sexteto Cafe have been one of the leading bands in the vibrant and exciting London salsa scene for exactly twenty years; to celebrate the twentieth anniversary, they are bringing an exclusive performance to the London Latin Jazz Fest which will include a string quartet and special guests.

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"Dorance Lorza and Sexteto Cafe typify the globalization of salsa's new world order"

Andy Harlow (WDNA) Miami USA

Pioneering the worldwide “salsa con vibes” revival of the late 1990s, Sexteto Café were one of the first bands in Europe to favour the small combo salsa sound of 1960s/70s bands like Joe Cuba Sextet and the New Swing Sextet rather than that of the big brass-heavy salsa orchestras of the day. Colombian-born band leader Dorance Lorza already boasted an impressive record as a musician, arranger, composer and producer, having worked with the biggest names in Colombian salsa music such as Fruko y sus Tesos, before taking the UK and Europe by storm.