Orquesta Aragon

Orquesta Aragon

Monday, November 5, 9:00 PM Orquesta Aragon $25/Adv $28/Door No Jazztix or Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Radiology Medical Group “… one of Cuba’s grandest, longest-established bands….” –New York Times Since 1939, Orquesta Aragon (founded by Orestes Aragón Cantero) has been considered Cuba’s finest charanga band. Featuring a frontline of violins, flute, and one or more vocalists matched to a rhythm section of piano, bass, guiro, and timbales, charanga bands first became popular in Cuba over a century ago. Originally specializing in the Cuban danzón, Orquesta Aragón evolved to encompass the dance styles of Cha-cha-cha, Onda-cha, Pachanga, and variations of the Són. As JazzTimes magazine points out, Orquesta Aragón is, “Not just a revival band, but modernists expanding the repertoire of charanga...
Orquesta Aragon

Orquesta Aragon

Monday, November 5, 7:00 PM Orquesta Aragon $25/Adv $28/Door No Jazztix or Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Radiology Medical Group “… one of Cuba’s grandest, longest-established bands….” –New York Times Since 1939, Orquesta Aragon (founded by Orestes Aragón Cantero) has been considered Cuba’s finest charanga band. Featuring a frontline of violins, flute, and one or more vocalists matched to a rhythm section of piano, bass, guiro, and timbales, charanga bands first became popular in Cuba over a century ago. Originally specializing in the Cuban danzón, Orquesta Aragón evolved to encompass the dance styles of Cha-cha-cha, Onda-cha, Pachanga, and variations of the Són. As JazzTimes magazine points out, Orquesta Aragón is, “Not just a revival band, but modernists expanding the repertoire of charanga...