Tierra Nueva

Tierra Nueva

 Melbourne, Victoria, AUS
BandLatinFunk

Tierra Nueva is a 10 piece of band that plays funked up Afro Cuban rhythms with a rocking pulse and Latin style.

Biography

Tierra Nueva is the result of the union of a group of musicians from different cultures and backgrounds with the desire to create a new sound by fusing different musical styles. It is the successful merger of the strength and richness of Latin Afro-Cuban rhythms with the dynamism and pulse of jazz funk.

The band travels with subtlety and elegance through the paths of funk, reggae, hip hop, jazz, AfroCuban roots and rock, infusing them with the richest flavour of the Cuban musical trends. Timba, Rumba, Conga, Guaracha, Chachachá and Son are interpreted in a fresh way, creating a more universal and open sound.

Tierra Nueva takes it’s name from the artistic movement that began in Cuba in the early 90s. Tierra Nueva was created in 2007 in Spain and later moved to the UK. Between 2007 and 2008 the Tierra Nueva project participated in various International festivals of jazz, funk and word music and has performed with well-known international, jazz musicians.

Now based in Australia, with new members, Tierra Nueva wants to win the hearts and minds of Melbourne music lovers. Tierra Nueva is looking for venues that share our passion to bring great tunes to people who like their music fresh and vibrant.

The band has a broad repertoire that includes songs of young Cuban songwriters and original work composed by the director.

Influences: Irakere, Interactivo de Cuba, Sintesis, Habana Abierta, The Flecktones, Djavan.

As its name implies Tierra Nueva is a tribute to the freedom of creation. It is an invitation to explore and search new and alternative sounds and then merge them into the same space at the same time, in the same Earth. The product is a fresh fusion offered with love and devotion to a public eager to enjoy good music.

Tierra Nueva, rich with inspiration and talent offers its Funked up Rhythms, the electric, free and underground sound of Cuban music, for the taste and enjoyment of all.