Salsa Sabrosa - Live and Local
3:23 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Live Afro-Cuban Rhythms From The International Folk Art Market

Fri. 7/12 7p:  Tune in to Salsa Sabrosa as Havana band TradiSon plays live at the  International Folk Art Market.

TradiSon performing in La Bodeguita de la Medio, Havana, Cuba.
TradiSon performing in La Bodeguita de la Medio, Havana, Cuba.
Credit Santa Fe International Folk Art Market
TradiSon in front of the famous La Bodeguita de la Medio, Havana, Cuba.
TradiSon in front of the famous La Bodeguita de la Medio, Havana, Cuba.
Credit Santa Fe International Folk Art Market

TradiSon is the house band at Havana’s La Bodeguita del Medio restaurant, famous for its mojitos and its storied clientele, including Ernest Hemingway and Pablo Neruda.  They play the style of Cuban music known as ‘son’ - a traditional style that combines Afro-Cuban rhythms with Spanish melodies. TradiSon consists of a singer, a stand-up bass player, a percussionist, and two guitarists playing the small Cuban guitar or ‘tres,’ They performed for the first time in the United States at the 2010 Santa Fe International Folk Art Market.

Click here to see them in action.


 

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