BaiIaré! Salsa and Latin Jazz
Francisco Papo Medina Sr. leads the Latin Expression Salsa Orchestra in a Sunday afternoon concert.
The Latin Expression Salsa Orchestra, led by composer/vocalist Francisco Papo Medina Sr., will bring concertgoers to their feet with jazz rhythms from the Caribbean, including power salsa, cumbia and Afro-Cuban music. A food truck and a salsa instructor will be on hand for Howey Mansion Music Series’ first Jazz on the Lawn concert at 4 p.m. Nov. 13.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Nov 13, 2022 at 04:00 pm - 05:30 pm (Sun)
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Papo Medina created his dream orchestra in Seattle in 1986, along with son Medina Jr., Ted Bowden and Dennis Haldane. The 13-piece ensemble included four vocalists, four horns and a five-piece rhythm and percussion section.Latin Expression, now based in Central Florida, is “a powerhouse orchestra of Latin music that has performed from Canada to Los Angeles, packing clubs and filling dance floors as well as delighting festival crowds,” according to the group’s website. The band’s debut CD titled “Realidad” was released in 1997 on the Tocolo Musica label. The CD features eight original compositions including “Realidad” and “Alejate.” In 2005, the band released “9 Dias de Rumba,” which was recorded in Medellin, Colombia.
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