Juan de Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars to Perform in Dublin

Juan de Marcos González

Waltons World Masters will present the famed Juan de Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars on 28 May 2012 at National Concert Hall series in Dublin, Ireland.

Created and directed by the renowned Juan de Marcos González, leader of the great Cuban group Sierra Maestra and original member of the Buena Vista Social Club, the Afro-Cuban All Stars is a 15-piece dream ensemble comprising four generations of Cuba’s finest musicians.

Their music not only captures the fiery big band sound of pre-Castro 1950s Cuba but also continues to break barriers with brand-new arrangements that celebrate Cuba’s fantastic musical legacy of Latin dance music, swinging big band, Afro-Cuban jazz and more. Together, these superb musicians have sparked a worldwide infatuation with the diversity and vitality of Cuban culture.

Juan de Marcos González • Tres, Guitar, Vocals, Bandleader
Gliceria Abreu Caron • Afro-Cuban Percussion
Gliceria González Abreu • Keyboards, Vocals
Laura Lydia González Abreu • Bass Clarinet, Vocals
Antonio Juvencio Portuondo Martinez • Timbales
Rolando Salgado Palacio • Congas
José Antonio Moreaux Charon • Bongos, Cowbell
Gabriel Hernández Cadenas • Piano
Alberto Pantaleón Loran • Bass
Evelio Galán Castellanos • Lead Singer
Emilio Suárez Martínez • Lead Singer
Jose Gil Piñera Leygoniel • Lead Singer
Yaure Muñiz Rumayor • Trumpet
Igort Rivas Comas • Trumpet
Yoanny Pino Facenda • Trumpet

This concert will be recorded for broadcast by RTÉ lyric fm.

Monday, 28 May 2012, 8 pm
National Concert Hall, Main Auditorium
Tickets • €28, €38, €44 (choir balcony €20) from nch.ie

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