About This Event
Friday, July 28th
Doors: 8pm / Show: 9pm
$20 in advance / $25 day of the show
MARIO Y SU TIMBEKO
MARIO Y SU TIMBEKO was formed by the Cuban singer, songwriter and percussionist Mario “Mayito” Salomón.
Timbeko features: Carlitos Medrano on congas, bass player Ayla Davila, guitarist David Lechuga, pianist Jason Moen, vocalists and saxophone player “Mario “Mayombe” Cruz, vocalist and guitar player Jordan Wilson. Timbeko incorporates elements of R&B, Gospel, Jazz and Funk into the sounds of popular Cuban Salsa, also known as Timba. They have performed in festivals including Oaktaberfest, Hayward Latin Jazz Festival, San Francisco Carnaval and the best clubs in the Bay Area such as Bimbo’s 365 Club in San Francisco, and Freight & Salvage Berkeley, as well as performing on KPFA Radio for “Con Sabor.”
Timbeko is regarded as the Bay Area’s hottest latin band, having featured musicians from Los Van Van, Grammy Award Winners and Yordys Larrazabal, lead singer of Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor and one of today's top ten vocalists in Cuba.