The 10-piece MALO MALO bring their own brand of progressive salsa that is heavily inspired by the classic 1970’s Cuban, Puerto Rican & New York dance bands mixed with modern influences such as Soul/Rnb, Contemporary Jazz & Timba. As well as their popular original recordings, they perform classics by the likes of Eddie Palmieri, Grupo Niche, Hector Lavoe, Ruben Blades, Celia Cruz, Ray Barretto (and they are open to requests!) A distinct originality enriches the latin rhythms including guaguanco, son montuno, mozambique, cha cha, son, songo & bolero. They’ve headlined at the Sydney Salsa Palladium for the past 4 years, & have toured multiple times to Colombia with special guests from Grupo Niche, Hermanos Lebron, Calibre & La Mambanegra. Malo Malo’s bandleader & pianist/trumpetist Danny G Felix has lived & worked in Cali, Colombia “the world capital of Salsa” as a member of Orquesta Calibre & Marea Brava both with whom he has recorded some of the biggest current international salsa hits.
February 28, 2020 all-day