Manolito Simonet y su Trabuco

Cuba

Thursday 25 October: 21:00 – 21:45: Twin Stage A – Plaza de la Música (Auditorio Alfredo Kraus)

15 albums strong, this 16-piece orchestra Manolito y su Trabuco is one of Cuba’s most popular, influential and loved timba bands with dozens of international tours over the past 25 years. The group lead by Manuel Simonet, a composer, arranger and virtuoso pianist, is based on the traditional charanga setup  characterised by the violin and flute, to which Manolito added drums, horns, keyboards to create his signature sound.

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