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Son Como Son

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

son como son
Salsa Under the Stars
Sponsored in part by Melloy Nissan
Friday, August 2nd 2024
7:00pm  |  All Ages


Son Como Son bills itself as Salsa Cuban Style. Founded in 1993 it is unquestionably one of Albuquerque’s longest-standing and most popular salsa ensembles, they play regularly to packed audiences comprising highly animated and dedicated, salseros at the NM Jazz Workshop’s Salsa Under the Stars Series; at The Cooperage; as well as at special concerts such as those at the Telluride Jazz Festival. They are directed by renowned trombonist, vocalist, percussionist, composer, and arranger César Bauvallet who moved from Havana, Cuba to Albuquerque in 1992. In addition to César Bauvallet, Son Como Son comprises some of Albuquerque’s most accomplished and busiest musicians.

SON COMO SON IS: César Bauvallet, director; Kanoa Kaluhiwa, tenor sax; John Simms, Trumpet, background vocals; Mary Wommack, piano, background vocals; Janet Harman, bass, background vocals; Víctor Rodríguez, bongos, lead vocals; Lester Rodríguez, lead vocals; Tomás White, drums, timbales; Ricky Carrido congas; and Loren Lujan vocals.

 Photo courtesy of Nizhoni Art Photography


August 2
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Albuquerque Museum Ampitheater
2000 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, 87104 United States