Afro-Cuban All Stars to Perform at Barbican

The celebrated Afro-Cuban All Stars are set to perform Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Barbican Hall in London.

Juan de Marcos González leads the acclaimed Cunban emsemble. The band concert will feature veteran maestros of the Havana music scene as well as representatives of the next generations of Cuban music. The line-up includes Gliceria Abreu (percussion), Gliceria Gonzalez (keyboards, vibraphone, coros), Laura Lydia Gonzalez (clarinet, coros), Orlando Fraga, Yoanny Pino and Haile Uriarte (horns), Jose Marcos Crego (piano), Jiovanni Cofiño (bass), Asley Rossell (bongo, cowbell), Tany Allende (conga set), Caleb Michel (timbales, coros) and Emilio Suárez (vocals).

Reflecting the cross-generational nature of the band, Afro-Cuban All Stars will perform material both old and new for this concert. The group’s discography includes A Toda Cuba le Gusta (1997), Distinto, Diferente (1999), Baila mi Son (2000), Bajando Gervasio (2002), Live in Japan (2005), Step Forward (2005), Absolutely Live (2009) and Absolutely Live II (2017).

19:30 (7:30 p.m.)
Box office: 020 7638 8891
The Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, Greater London
www.barbican.org.uk

Author: World Music Central News Department

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