Green Note Festival of Latin Music

LatinFestWSDel 19 de Junio al 18 de Julio

The Green Note es un festival de musica que se lleva a cabo cada año en Londres durante el verano, donde la diversidad y el sabor de la musica latina marcan la pauta. Tras el inmenso éxito de los pasados festivales en  2007 y 2008, este evento se repite este año con su vibrante y ecléctica de  línea, contará con los principales exponentes de la música latinoamericana que vienen de diferentes partes del mundo, así como  los mejores músicos latinos de Londres. 

Todo un abanico de estilos y ritmos, desde lo tradicional a lo contemporáneo, representado el folclor de diversos países de América Latina y diferentes géneros, como el tango argentino, ranchera mexicana y samba brasileña , música popular indígena; artistas interpretando instrumentos tradicionales, y no puede faltar Latín fusión,  Salsa y ritmos cubanos.

Todos los eventos tendrán lugar en 106 Parkway, Londres NW1 7AN.

Calendario de eventos Green Note festival 2009

Para más información visite: http://www.greennote.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=723

Friday 19th June: SAMBA CONVERSATIONS featuring BOSCO DE OLIVEIRA
An evening of Brazilian roots music: the hippest Samba de Raiz & classic Samba, featuring compositions & stories of the masters of Samba from throughout the last century. Presented by renowned percussionist & historian, Bosco De Oliveira.

Saturday 20th June: KOGUIWA
Sizzling new band playing a hot repertoire of Cumbia shake & Afro-Colombian groove. Led by Anthar Kharana & featuring Camilo Menjura on guitar & Veronica Arcila on vocals, this inspiring group of young musicians bring a fresh twist to the rhythms, dances and melodies from the Caribbean coast of Colombia.

Sunday 21st June: ENSAMBLE CRIOLLO
Led by Wilmer Sifontes & Diego Laverde, this unique ensemble play Joropo or Llanera music, originally from a region in the West of Venezuela & East of Colombia. It features the distinctive & beautiful sound of the Latin American harp, the Venezuelan cuatro, as well some innovative rhythms & percussion. An eclectic & irresistible musical blend.

Friday 26th June: AHMED DICKINSON CARDENAS + BETO CALETTI
Virtuoso Cuban guitarist, Cardenas, has received great critical acclaim for his debut album with music from the late Ñico Rojas, which combines traditional Cuban rhythms with harmonies & styles deeply penetrated by jazz. Appearing tonight with his trio, featuring guitar, percussion & violin. Support from Brazilian roots musician & composer, Beto Caletti.

Saturday 27th June: FUERZA VALLENATA
Led by renowned Colombian singer, Eddie Parra, this band is the only one in the UK play irresistible, authentic Vallenato , Cumbia and Porro music originating from the northern coastal region of Colombia. With no alterations whatsoever to the authentic sounds of Colombia, the only way of hearing the real thing with no remixes or fusions. Sharing some melodic similarities with Cajun and Zydeco from Louisiana, this lively, danceable, accordion-driven music blends the musical traditions of African slaves and European imperialists.

Sunday 28th June: CANCIONES DEL CORAZON with MARTHA ACOSTA & GUILLERMO ROZENTHULER
Mexican Canción & Argentine Tango are amongst Latin America’s strongest popular song traditions. Stories of love, sorrow and passion, sung with heartfelt fire and tenderness. Two of London’s most celebrated Latin vocalists share an evening of beautiful melodies & enchanting storytelling.

Friday 3rd July: LOS CHINCHES
With their roots in Peruvian Cumbia, an infectious mix of traditional Colombian rhythms, Andean and Amazonic melodies & a helping of 60’s rock psychedelia, Los Chinches bring you classics of the Chicha genre and their own fresh interpretation of a groove that rocked the Amazon in the 1960’s.

Saturday 4th July: FORRO PORRO
Accordion & drum-driven red hot South American sounds. Four talented musicians, well-renowned in the jazz, folk & world music scenes, come together to specialise in the fiesta sounds of Brazilian Forró & Colombian Vallenato and Cumbia. Joyful, infectious music guaranteed to raise the spirits and get folk dancing!

Sunday 5th July: GREEN NOTE JAZZ JAM: LATIN FESTIVAL SPECIAL featuring HISPANICA.
Our monthly Jazz Jam is in its third year and has become a haven for musicians and fans alike. This month it goes Latin. London-based jazz improvisers, Hispanica, lead the music with their unique spirit & unusual, driving rhythms, inspired by flamenco, Spanish folk and Latin-American music. Come along and join us for an unforgettable night of live music!

Friday 10th July: MAGNUS MEHTA’S PEÑA featuring ROWLAND SUTHERLAND
Spirited, spontaneous & authentic Latin music. Drawing primarily on the music of Cuba, Peña play an invigorating mixture of Son, Salsa, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Bolero & Latin Jazz. Led by percussionist Magnus Mehta & featuring internationally-acclaimed flautist, Rowland Sutherland, Peña’s inspiring, danceable sound will leave you refreshed & energised.

Saturday 11th July: GRUPO LOKITO
Fusing Congolese & Latin music in an exuberant explosion of sound! Grupo Lokito features a dynamic line-up of musicians who have made London their home, offering you the chance to be carried away on a sea of Afro-Cuban rhythms.

Friday 17th July: FAMILY ATLANTICA
Celebrated vocalist & cuatro player, Luzmira Zerpa leads her ensemble, which blends traditional Venezuelan songs & originals with explosive Afro-Latin percussion, flute & electric guitar: a fresh perspective on the beautiful folk traditions of Venezuela.

Saturday 18th July: LA CUBA RITMO BAND
Creating an atmosphere of high voltage and excitement with their energetic mix of traditional Cuban Salsa, Timba & Son, with a little Cumbia, Reggaeton & Merengue thrown in for good measure! One of the hottest Salsa bands in the UK.

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