As the singer with Barcelona’s Latin Grammy-winning multi-fusion band, Ojos de Brujo, Marinah was known as Marina ‘La Canillas’ Abad. When the band called it a day in 2013, she streamlined her name and jumped straight into her solo adventure, unveiling her successful debut album, El Baile de las Horas, a celebratory coupling of flamenco to Latin grooves with the happy appropriation of electrotango and Cuban hip-hop.
A second album, Techari, devoted to her ongoing project with leading flamenco guitarist Chicuela followed and in 2017 came Afrolailo, produced with her long-time musical collaborator, the virtuoso Cuban jazz trumpeter, pianist and arranger, Carlos Sarduy. The album is an exuberant slice of positive soul, further fusing the elemental influences of rumba, son-Cubano, cumbia, reggae, flamenco and its Arabic roots, now being skilfully transferred to the live stage.
Marinah - vocals
Pedro Medina - flamenco guitar
Carlos Sarduy - trumpet, keyboards
Jose ‘Montaña’ - percussion
Kiki Ferrer - drums
tbc - backing vocals