Son De Cuba Jf Management announced today that The Buena Vista All Stars will be touring this summer. The original Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club gave its last concert in 2015 and the newly formed The Buena Vista All Stars features some of its members.
The 15-piece The Buena Vista All Stars includes several original members: trumpeter Manuel “Guajiro” Mirabal, trumpeter Manuel “Guajirito” Mirabal Plasencia, vocalist Ignacio “Mazacote” Carrillo, bongosero Alberto “La Noche” Hernández and bass player and band director Pedro Pablo Gutiérrez.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.