Omar Puente Charanga Jazz Sextet
After a decade of being a leading figure of the UK and international Latin jazz scene, award-winning Cuban jazz violinist Omar Puente returns to his roots with The Omar Puente Charanga Jazz Sextet. The Orchestra’s style is a unique fusion of Cuban Music, African rhythms and modern jazz, playing both original tunes and new arrangements of the best traditional Cuban music.
The virtuosity and charisma typical of Omar’s performances will merge with the flavour of traditional Charanga dance music, a real treat for dancers and audience of all ages!
Alongside Omar's violin and vocals the sextet features:
Percussion, Congas, Bass, Piano and Trumpet
“Omar Puente’s contribution to 20th and 21st century violin playing has now become legendary. His generous nature, his commitment to good music, his enjoyment of life and his respect for his colleagues are all characteristics which make him a true violin great”