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Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor

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Friday, September 16, 2011 - 7:00pm

Tune in to The Latin Jazz Beat with Jim Benitez, September 16th for the 9pm “Dancers Delight” portion featuring “Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor”, among other dance greats!!!

"Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor" is one of the most popular new talents in the salsa world. The band defends the roots of Cuban music with tributes to Cuba's rich musical history, yet offers an updated sound, with a fresh and youthful image. They have an extensive repertoire of popular dance music (salsa), but also compose ballads, fusions and jazz. The group is comprised of seventeen musicians, who together create a unique sound that combines the old with the new. – Be sure to give us a call at 508-752-0700 with your pledge of support or visit us online at WICN.ORG and click “PLEDGE NOW”.
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Jim Benitez

A self-taught Latin percussionist since the age of 12 when his father handed him Cal Tjader’s 1960 “Latino” album featuring Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo back in 1966, and an LP fiberglass conga and told him, “Here, learn to play right with these”, he’s been living and breathing Latin Jazz since.

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Fridays, 7 to 11 pm

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