Luis Mario Ochoa Cuban Quartet
(Voice/guitar, piano, bass and percussion)
Friday, February, 19, 2016 7:30 pm
at the High River United Church
Be transported as Havana-born Luis Mario Ochoa, (guitar and vocals), joins fellow musicians, Hilario Durán (piano), Louis Simão (bass), and Luis Orbegoso (percussion), “la crema de la crema of Canada’s Cuban musicians” (WholeNote Magazine). An impassioned and dynamic acoustic group, this quartet is renowned for its virtuosity and incredible musicianship, dazzling the senses with a full range of Musica Cubana. From the sensual and romantic rumba, bolero and waltz to the lively and driving samba, salsa and cha cha, this is a program that really cooks.
One of the world’s most exciting Cuban music ensembles, the Luis Mario Ochoa Cuban Quartet is renowned for its virtuosity and powerhouse of energy. The members of this acoustic group were nominated for the 2007 Canadian Latin Jazz Artist of the Year Award. Guitarist and lead vocalist Luis Mario Ochoa leads this ensemble noted by the press for their “fire, finesse and authenticity” (JazzTimes.com).
Tickets are also available at the
High River United Church
Highwood Natural Foods and Evanescence Gallery