Tumbao Bravo

Tumbao Bravo

 Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Award winning cuban jazz combo performing the authentic rythyms of Cuba with rich, original jazz harmonies. Exciting and colorful presentation with congas, timbales, sax/flute, trumpet, keyboard and bass. Mambos, cha cha cha, rumba, bolero performed with style and expertise. HOT!


Formed in 2003 by conga player Alberto Nacif and reedman Paul VornHagen, with an all star lineup of Detroit/Ann Arbor area latin and jazz players to compose original music with cuban influences. Winner of two Detroit Music awards in the jazz and world music categories, this combo has performed at all the major music festivals in Michigan and has had their CD recordings played on all the top Latin/Jazz music programs nationwide. Tight, hot arrangements--very listenable, danceable and completely original. In addition to their own compositions, the band also performs songs by Mongo Santamaria, Orlando Vega, Tito Puente, Pancho Sanchez and Paquito D'Rivera.


2004--Montuno Salad (PKO Records)
2006--Amigos-From Our Hands (PKO Records)
2008--Un Systema Para Todo (PKO Records)

Listen at www.cdbaby.com/tumbaobravo2