Fall In Love With Cuban Music: Charanga Danzon at the Richard Hugo House
Celebrate the month of love on Saturday, February 7, 2009. Enjoy a live Cuban music performance with Seattle's Charanga Danzon, in the intimate setting of the Cabaret at Richard Hugo House, with your love, your friend, your self. Cafe Hugo will be open, serving coffee and tea, beer, wine, cocktails and light snacks. Date: Saturday, February 7, at 8 p.m.
About Charanga Danzon:
Charanga is a genre and ensemble of Cuban dance music merging African and European influences, highlighting flute and violin. Danzon is the national dance style of Cuba.
Founded in 2008 by violinist and educator Irene Mitri, Charanga Danzon is a unique Cuban music ensemble based in Seattle. This fluid ensemble finds its basis honoring the tradition of strings in Cuban music, with a repertoire including traditional charanga, son/danzon, cha-cha-cha, classical, and jazz.
Members of Charanga Danzon include Irene Mitri (violin, ensemble director),
Fred Hoadley (piano, tres), Francisco Medina Jr. (percussion), Michael Nicolella (guitar), Jim O'Halloran (flutes), Andy Schloss (percussion), Pedro Vargas (percussion), Ben Verdier (bass).
Richard Hugo House
1634 11th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|