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'Here to Havana', The Sara Dhillon Band (open rehearsal)

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Sara Dhillon


'Here to Havana' - The Sara Dhillon Band (open rehearsal) 

Come and hear this popular Latin ensemble in open rehearsal. Led by City Lit tutor and former jazz student, Sara Dhillon. An open rehearsal/performance of the 15 piece Afro-Cuban Big Band, 'Here to Havana', who perform a wide range of material from Cuban classics of the 1940s through to contemporary salsa repertoire.

We will rehearse music by great Latin band leaders of the 1940s, 50s, and 60s through to today, including charts by Tito Puente, Machito, and Eddie Palmieri. The rehearsal will explain the styles of music within this genre, including cha cha, mambo, son, descarga. There will be the opportunity for Q & A at the end of the session.

Friday 3 May 2019, 19:30
Recital room 101, City Lit, 1-10 Keeley Street, London WC2B 4BA

This event is part of the city lit centenary celebrations and celebrate performances of staff and students associated with the pop, jazz and Latin courses at City lit. Please do join us for these evenings of wonderful music-making and for details of even more concerts in our spring/summer term - more info >