Dizzy Mandjeku & Alé Kumá – “De Palenque à Matongé
Considered by the press as a “revelation,” this is a collaborative project of Leonardo Gomez Jattin, well known Colombian composer and producer, creator of Ale Kuma project presenting some of the most important “cantaoras” (Colombian traditional singers) and the Congolees guitarist Dizzy Madjeku. “De Palenque a Matongue” represents the connection between Colombian and Congolees music through history
Samuel Torres Sextet
Samuel Torres is internationally, one of the most well known Colombian musicians. He has performed among others with Arturo Sandoval- Tito Puente – Chick Corea – Lila Downs – Alejandro Sanz – Mike Stern – Richard Bona.
Samuel Torres – congas / Andy Hunter trombone USA – Bruno Bohmer piano Colombia – Juan Camilo Villas bass – Colombia / Rodrigo Villalón drums – Colombia / María Raquel voice – Colombia.
A musical crossroads between Colombia, Congo, Curaçao and The Netherlands.
Colombia meets Congo, Belgium, Curaçao and the Netherlands
LatinCrossroads serie with four musicians from Alé Kuma: Leonardo Gómez Jattín bass, Dizzy Mandjeku guitar, a.o.
With special guests Izaline Calister and Tico Pierhagen
Amsterdam – Bijlmer ParkTheater
Calister’s music combines the Afro-Caribbean-Calypso influences of her native Curaçao with jazz, creating a unique blend of music. These influences and musical features consist of rhythms, dances and songs from the island, of which she adapts and composes to accommodate her own unique style.
A virtuous pianist born in Colombia, has had a brilliant career in the jazz world with strong Colombian roots.
Dj Blue Flamingo – researcher, collector of old Lp’s. Dj Ziya Ertekin aka Blue Flamingo with a spectacular presentation, will play a selection of 33 and 78 rpm Lp’s of the Philips label.