I år er vi så heldige å få det fantastiske salsabandet Tri Cohiba på scenen! Tri Cohiba er en salsaoktett basert i Helsinki.
Om Tri Cohiba:
It has been the “house band” of St Urho’s Pub in the 1980’ies, Salsa Club Copacabana in the late 1990’ies and early 2000 and currently has as its home base at the Kirja (Cigar) Club, Storyville and Sture Jazz, where it performs regularly.
The band is the leading Finnish salsa orchestra.
The band has performed in Finnish and Cuban TV and radio programs.
The band has made six concert tours to Cuba (1996, 1998, 2002, 2008, 2013 and 2015) with performances in Havana, Santiago de Cuba and some other towns. The biggest single concert audiences have exceeded 10,000 people.
The band has performed continuously for 34 years, since 1983.
Bandet består for tiden av:
Roberto Cueto (Chile, lead singer, guitar)
Gerardo Hernandez (Cuba, congas)
Mikko Hyttinen (Finland, baby bass)
Aldo Martinez (Cuba, trombon, earlier e.g. director of Orquesta Cumbre)
Andres Mena Guerra (Cuba, trombon)
Emilio Ortiz Reyes (Cuba, trumpet, earlier e.g. in Habana Tropicana show orchestra)
Bobby Barrera (Panama, timbales, vocals, musical director)
Timo Seppälä (Finland, piano, director and founder of the band)