San Francisco (California), USA – In his new live release Kaweh sings in Spanish and Italian and he captivates the audience with his fast rasgueado, his combination of picado and western picking. Live In San Francisco includes songs like “Marina” by Rocco Granata, “Parla Piu Piano” (from the movie “Godfather” by Nino Rotta), Cumbanchero (Rafael Hernández) and Canción del Mariachi (from the movie “Desperado” by César Rosas) have long been anticipated.
Internationally acclaimed belly dancer “Sandra” and Israeli educator percussionist Dror Sinai mesmerize the audience as Kaweh opens up the concert with “Persia” from the “Play Spanish” album. Sandra and Dror return mid set to give yet another powerful performance on the songs “Sahhra” and “Play Spanish” that leave the audience chanting.The international all star line up of musicians include conguero, Edgardo Cambón from Uruguay who gives a fiery performance on “Cumbanchero” and vocalist/guitarist Kenia Rodriguez from Havana, Cuba. who sings the group’s new vocal track “Guajira”.
Drummer/percussionist Louie Flores Jr. from Mexico and bassist Mark Kraft from Morgan Hill, California, together with Kaweh celebrate their 5th year performing together. Their tight and diverse rhythms can best be described as Rumba Flamenca, Mediterranean & Latin.
Kaweh Live In San Francisco” is scheduled for release in August 2008.
Northern California Tour Dates:
Thursday August 28, 2008 at Harlow’s Sacramento, Ca 8:30PM 21+
Saturday August 30, 2008 at Kuumbwa Center Santa Cruz, Ca 8:00PM All Ages
Saturday September 13, 2008 at Illusions Palo Alto, Ca 9:00PM 21+
Sunday September 28, 2008 at Soho Santa Barbara, Ca 7:30PM All Ages
Sunday October 12, 2008 CBS Modesto, Ca 3:00PM All Ages
Author: World Music Central News Department
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