FUNK SYDNEY & ARMANDITO PRODUCTIONS PRESENT
THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CUBAN SON
SATURDAY MAY 8 2021
LIVE CUBAN MUSIC @ CIVIC UNDERGROUND
Under the leadership and musical direction of Cuban Composer and Arranger Armando Garcia, also known as “Armandito”.
This Cuban Salsa Band features some of the top Cuban and Latin Musicians resident in Sydney.
Armandito is a native of the south-eastern Cuban city, Santiago de Cuba, which has been dubbed “The Cradle of Son”
It is the birthplace of many traditional styles of Cuban music.
Armandito settled in Australia after ten years touring internationally with the legendary Cuban band Sonora la Calle and Lady Salsa Show.
They performed in Europe, UK, Pacific Island, New Zealand and Australia.
On stage, the band is characterised by a high energy and distinctively Cuban sound that blends Cuban Salsa music with gifted improvisation.
In addition of, sophisticated vocal harmonies and dynamics creates a truly distinctive, fresh and exuberant sound.
The band features an authentic repertoire including all the most popular rhythms of Cuba.
Ranging from Son/Salsa, Cha Cha Cha, Mambo and Rumba, as well as Afro-Cuban Jazz and contemporary Cuban Dance Music know as Timba.
They spontaneously adapt the music to the audience which makes it impossible not be become involved put on a show that will both entertain and energise.