Winner of three Detroit Music Awards, Tumbao Bravo performs the authentic rhythms of Cuba with rich jazz harmonic compositions written by bandmembers as well as latin jazz standards. Mambos, cha chas, rumbas and boleros serve up a lively and fun presentation with tight arrangements and sizzling solos. Their recordings on PKO Records have been featured on all the major NPR programs as well as soundtracks to feature length films and TV shows. The instrumentation includes congas, timbales, latin percussion, saxophone, flute, piccolo, trumpet, piano and bass. Visit www.tumbaobravo.com for more info and song samples.
“Each band member brings a high level and experience with Afro-Cuban music…. A colorful and exciting repertoire.” LATIN JAZZ CORNER
“Their original compositions deliver the musical talent and visions of these top-notch players.” LATIN BEAT
Paul Vornhagen – Bandleader/Sax/Flute
Kurt Schreitmueller – Piano
Paul Finkbeiner – Trumpet
Pat Prouty – Bass
Olman Piedra – Timbales
Armando Vega – Congas
Tickets are non-refundable, and temperature checks will be taken at the door. No DSLR, point-and-shoot, or other digital/film cameras permitted (mobile phones are ok) unless credentialed in advance.
Doors: 7:15 pm (There is no admittance until this time)