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ORQUESTA LA MODERNA TRADICIÓN @ Yoshi’s // Jack London Square

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm



Salsa night returns to the amazing Yoshi’s by the best of traditional and modern Cuban music, ORQUESTA LA MODERNA TRADICIÓN 

Friday, January 26, 2024
Yoshi’s in Jack London Square,
510 Embarcadero West.

Doors: 7:30 PM Show: 8:00 PM.


Afro-Cuban charanga orchestra. Lovers of classic Cuban music as well as salsa/timba dancers will dance all night!

Orquesta La Moderna Tradición plays traditional and modern Cuban music – at once transporting you to an era of sensual danzones and swinging cha-chas and playing modern timba-infused music guaranteed to satisfy dancers from danzón to modern salsa/Cuban music.

The Orquesta captures the romance and style of a memorable era in Cuban dance music and will keep everyone on their feet. Violins and flutes weave lilting melodies against the backdrop of driving Afro-Cuban rhythms.

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About band:

From the first note, you’ll want to jump out of your seat! Orquesta La Moderna Tradición bursts with the sweet yet powerful sound of the Afro-Cuban charanga orchestra, featuring violins and woodwinds interlocking with driving Afro-Cuban rhythms and powerful vocals.

Since 1996, the 12-piece group has thrilled audiences across the country playing everything from classic danzón-chá to contemporary timba-infused arrangements. We guarantee you that lovers of classic Cuban music as well as salsa/timba dancers will dance all night!



La Moderna Tradición has performed internationally and across the U.S. at venues including the Lincoln Center in New York, the Smithsonian Institution, Stern Grove Festival, the Telluride Jazz Festival, and many, many others — their tours have taken them from Alaska to El Paso and abroad.

Featuring the best of the Bay Area Cuban music scene, we’ll be performing with Félix Samuel and Eduardo Herrera on lead vocals, Michael and Remi Spiro on percussion, Marco Díaz on piano, Tregar Otton and Sandy Poindexter on violins, Ayla Dávila on bass, John Calloway on flute, Jeff Cressman on trombone, Sage Baggott on güiro and coros, Anthony Blea on violin and Maru Pérez-Viana and José Luis Herrera singing coros.

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The amazing Yoshi’s!


January 26
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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510 Embarcadero West, Oakland, CA 94607 + Google Map

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