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Azúcar Con Aché // Alameda

Azúcar Con Aché // Alameda

Azúcar Con Aché — translates as “sweetness with powerful blessings” — is a multicultural mix of dynamic women playing high-energy Latin jazz and spicy salsa.

Drawing on a wealth of musical traditions from Africa, Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Brazil, the band plays creatively arranged standards and tasty originals, singing in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.

They have performed at the Fillmore Jazz Festival, the Multicultural Community Center’s Night of Cultural Resistance, the National Center for Lesbian Rights’ Annual Gala celebration, and the San Francisco Dyke March, among others. With Remy Rodriguez on piano; María Cora on lead vocals; Maria Cetto on lead vocals and cuatro; Robin Nzingah Smith on saxophone; Sue “Suki” Kaye, Judy Graboyes, and Michaelle Goerlitz on percussion; and Mwamba Blakwomyn on bass.

 

Details:

When: Sat, Sept 24, 2016
Time: 8:00 pm
Where: Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Avenue, Alameda
Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the door. All seating is General Admission. Tickets are nonrefundable.
Info: info@rhythmix.org, (510) 865-5060

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Azúcar Con Aché – which the band translates as “Sweetness with Powerful Blessings” – is a multicultural mix of dynamic women playing high-energy Latin jazz and spicy salsa. The band has performed at such events as the Multicultural Community Center’s Night of Cultural Resistance, the National Center for Lesbian Rights’ Annual Gala Celebration, the San Francisco Dyke March, the UC Berkeley Empowering Women of Color Conference, and the Fabulosa Fest. They also performed at venues such as Yoshi’s Oakland, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, Freight and Salvage, La Pena Cultural Center, and Fillmore Jazz Festival. Drawing on a wealth of musical traditions from Africa to California, from Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Brazil to New York City, the band plays creatively arranged standards and tasty originals, singing in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.

Meet the women of Azúcar Con Aché:

  • Remy Rodriquez – keyboards, background vocals, percussion
  • Robin Nzingah Smith – flute, sax, percussion, background vocals
  • Mwamba Blakwomyn – bass
  • Sue “Suki” Kaye- congas, kalimba, background vocals
  • Maria Cora – vocals
  • Maria Cetto – vocals, cuatro
  • Michaelle Goerlitz – timbales

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September 24 2016

Details

Date: September 24, 2016
Time: 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Cost: $20
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Venue

Rhythmix Cultural Works

2513 Blanding Avenue
Alameda, CA United States

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