Baila La Cumbia is a 10 piece tropical dance band playing ‘Cumbia’ music that originates from Colombia. The band consists of 4 brass, 4 percussion, with bass and keyboards. They pack an impressive brass-heavy punch and get festival fields and club floors to their feet with little problem.
Ají Pa’ Ti is the sonic collision of ancient and modern, folklore and tropical, Latin America and Europe. It is the bridge between tradition and fusion. Hailing from Cuba, Colombia, Australia and Britain, Ají Pa’ Ti are a truly international band whose original material has ignited many dance floors across the UK.
New Vero Neka Big Band is one of the biggest and best semi-pro Big Bands in South West of England, the Veroneka Big Band was established in 1999 and continues to play regular gigs around the Bristol area.
Longridge Jazz Duo/Quartet, We play weekly at Harveys Cellars restaurant next to the Bristol Hippodrome. Our relaxing set is ideal for wedding receptions, garden parties, and venue events. As featured in the BBC 2013 Great British Bake Off Final.
On-Cartel are a 7-piece band playing their unique sound built on heavy Afro-Latin rhythms, rootsy guitar and keys combo and a dub-infused horn section.
I also run an Afro-Latin promotions company called Tropical Roots that runs Latin jam nights, Afro-Latin club nights and larger party nights, both within Bristol and further afield. More info here