Hi

We are very pleased to announce that Orquesta Bembe has joined The Clave with the release of new original Rumba and Cha Cha tracks.




ORQUESTA BEMBE PRESENTS THEIR PREMIER CD , CARNAVALES. CONSISTING OF 20 MUSICIANS, 9 BRASS PLAYERS, 3 SINGERS, AND A LARGE LATIN RHYTHM SECTION. THEIR AIM IS TO PLAY ORIGINALS WITH MODERN BIG SALSA DANCE BAND ARRANGEMENTS , THAT RECREATE THE NOSTALGIC NYC DANCE SALON ATMOSPHERE OF THE 50'S AND 60'S.




The formation of twenty musicians playing authentic salsa music, Orquesta Bembe started in 2001 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, as a jam session for professional musicians from mixed culteres, with the purpose to play authentic salsa music on a high level. Travelling back and forth from Puerto Rico to New York in the booming years of salsa music gave the director and founder of Bembe, Fernando Luis Garcia, the experience to recreate today the 'on fire' sound of those years and pass his knowledge and flavour on to other musicians. Under his guidance the jam session grew out to be a professional big band with a repertoire including all styles like rumba, guaguanc, cha cha cha, bolero, bomba, merengue and latin jazz; songs from all the great 'masters' of salsa from the fifties up till now and original tunes by Fernando Luis Garcia. Being a 20 piece orchestra makes orquesta Bembe unique in the salsa scene, its reminiscent sound and overwhelming rythms are garanteed to make any audience dance. Their new cd, Carnavals portrays the different styles of latin dance music.




Samples and more information are available at:




http://www.theclave.com/artist/orquesta_bembe/




Hope to see you on the dance floor.

Louis




www.theclave.com