London Latin Jazz Fest 2017

Osvaldo Chacón y su Timba

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Last Show: Thursday 19 th October 2017

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

The Cuban vocalist of international fame, whose CV includes some of Cuba's top nineties hits with Bamboleo, Paulo FG and El Médico, brings us an all-star 8-piece band of some of London's top Cuban musicians. Asides from Osvaldo's spectacular vocal versatility, expect fiery piano tumbaos originally crafted by maestro Lazarito Valdés, jazzy old-school timba horn lines and a rhythm section that will have you dancing all night!

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Along the years Osvaldo Chacón has been invited to perform alongside the likes of Adalberto Santiago, Azuquita, Tito Allen (Fania All Stars), Roberto Pla, Herman Olivera and Eddie Palmieri (at Ronnie Scott's), the great Latin percussionist Giovanni Hildago (at the Queen Elizabeth Hall), Chick Corea as well as the supreme luminaries of Latin song Celia Cruz, Oscar d'Leon, Ruben Blades and Alberto "El Canario".
Chacón y su Timba consists of some of the UK's foremost Cuban and Latin musicians and has been filling up venues and festivals alike for the last 20 years, including the Barbican Centre, the Bristol Old Vic, the Millenium Dome and many more.
With piano tumbaos inspired by maestro Lazarito Valdés (Bamboleo) jazzy old-school timba horn lines and a rhythm section that packs in a punch, this band will delight the salseros and jazzheads alike!