TROPICAL VORTEX is Barbès long-running series showcasing all manners of tropical styles from Latinolandia with live band and DJs playing cumbia, chicha, guaguanco, mambo, plena, Sanjuanitos and other styles of vintage or not so vintage styles. Past artists include Combo Chimbita, Chicha Libre, Los Cumpleaños, Bulla en el Barrio with appearances by Chico Trujillo, Son Rompe Pera, Paito y los Gaiteros de Punta Brava, Ceferina Banquez and many many more..
This Week live sets:
- is the digital folklore and psychedelic electro-cumbia project of Martín Selasco. Born in Buenos Aires and raised in Miami, the Seattle-based producer draws from wide variety of Latin-American influences in his productions including Argentine folk, Peruvian chicha, and Colombian cumbia. These influences are woven into hypnotic electronic beats featuring psychedelic guitars, dub lasers, and field recordings.
BALSA DE FUEGO
(Raft of Fire) mixes Caribbean Cumbia, Joropo from the Colombo-Venezuelan plains (los Llanos); Currulao from the Colombo-Ecuadorian Pacific coast and North American jazz.
This new project is led by Colombian composer Juan Sebastian Monsalve whose influential band Curupira,
is one of the originators of the new Bogota scene.
Justin Flynn: Saxophones
Melissa Baena: Trombone
Daniel Neville: Marimba/vibraphone
Maria Fernanda : Bandola
Erica Parra: Tambor Alegre
Andres Fonseca: Drums
Juan Sebastian Monsalve: Bass Guitar
with GUEST DJ: NAMES YOU CAN TRUSTResident DJ's SONIDO CHICHADELICO and ADRIAN IS HUNGRY