Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club


Line up

  • Barbarito Torres (laus)
  • Elaides Ochoa (guitar and voice)
  • Guajiro Mirabal (trumpet)
  • Jesus "Aguaje" Ramos (MD and trombone)
  • Omara Portuondo (singer)

A formidable thirteen piece band direct from Havana, featuring legends of Cuban music and stars of the Buena Vista Social Club film and World Circuit's much acclaimed Cuban albums. This is the genuine article, transporting audiences to the heart of Havana's clubs and dancehalls.

Guajiro Mirabal's distinctive trumpet sound and characterful playing has earned him the monicker 'The Trumpet of Cuba'. Aguaje Ramos' trombone has been an integral part of World Circuit's Cuban recordings for the past decade. . Amadito Valdés is considered Cuba's leading timbales player, and Barbarito Torres is widely regarded as the world's leading virtuoso laoud player.

Having honed their skills over many years their passion for the music has remained undimmed, and this remarkable group of musical giants perform with an exuberance that is as vital as ever.

Each of these artists has their own take on the gamut of Cuban music, and they've put their individual stamp on son montunos, danzón, cha cha cha, boleros, and Cuban jazz. Having honed their skills over many years their passion for the music has remained undimmed, and this remarkable group of musical giants perform with an exuberance that is as vital as ever.

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