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Enjoy your visit y que viva la salsa!!

Los Niños Tambien Bailan

This boy is amazing: 

8 Y Mas Concert in Phoenix

May 28 2009 8:30 pm
May 29 2009 2:00 am

8 y Más is one of the hottest bands to burst onto the Latin music scene. The band is the cooperative effort of internationally recognized Latin musicians/producers, Bobby Allende, Angel Fernandez, Ricky Gonzalez and Marc Quiñones. Considered by many to be some of the best musicians in NYC and beyond, the band boasts an impressive group of stellar veteran musicians that in addition to Bobby and Marc includes Willie Torres (lead vocals), Victor Baro, Samuel Baretto, Arturo Ortiz, Jose Tabares and Manuel Ruiz.

Learn About the Music of Cuba

Interested in learning more about the music of Cuba?  Check out this great article posted on Wikipedia about Cuban Music.

History of Danzón

Danzon comes from the words Danza and Son, two other dance styles) Danzon is a dance that is tipically seen to be derived from the African Antigua regions, and originated during the XVII century and derives from 'son cubano'. Son Cubano was originally danced by the Africans of Cabo Verde in their parties and bembés. In time, it gained much popularity in the rest of the Antigua region through the many danzoneras (dance parties dedicated to danzon). During the XIX century it was also incorporated into symphonic works of various composers.

2009 Spring Semester Ritmos Latinos Party

May 2 2009 7:00 pm
May 2 2009 11:00 pm

Hola Saleros y Salseras!

It's almost time to party!! As you all know, the Ritmos Latinos end of
the year party is on Saturday, May 2nd at the Chinese Cultural Center from 7-11 PM.

There will be a catered dinner, live salsa band, performances, raffle prizes,
tons of dancing and lots of fun, so make sure you are there!
If you are a Ritmos Latinos member and have paid your membership fee this
semester, this event is completely free to you. All that we ask you to do is