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Orquesta Akokan

Orquesta Akokan

Jul 13th 2018 @ Greenfield Community College

Greenfield, MA
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About Orquesta Akokan
Genres:
Latin, Mambo
Band Members:
Orquesta Akokán, Recorded at Areito Studios Havana, Cuba , , José “Pepito” Gómez - Lead Vocals , Michael Eckroth - Arranger / Piano, Jacob Plasse - Producer / Tres, Otto Santana Selis - Conga y Timbales, Eduardo Lavoy Zaragoza Jr. - Bongo , Cesar Lopez - Alto Saxophone / Flute, Evaristo Denis - Baritone Saxophone, Jamil Schery- Tenor Saxophone, Jose “El Chewy” Luis Hernandez - Tenor Saxophone, Heikel Fabián Trimiño - Trombone, Yoandy Argudin - Trombone, Carlos “Afrokan” Alvarez Guerra - Trombone , Jorge Reyes - Bass, Harold Madrigal Frias - Trumpet (Solo on "A Gozar la Vida"), Santiago Ceballos Seijido - Trumpet (Solo on "La Corbata Barata"), César "Pupy" Pedroso - Piano on "Cuidado con el Tumbador" , Itai Kriss - Flute Solos on "Mambo Rapidito" and "A Gozar la Vida", Carlitos Padron - Timbales on "La Cosa", "Cuidado con el Tumbador" , Eddie Venegas - Chorus , Luis Soto - Chorus , , Engineered by Jose Raul Varona Cancino (EGREM) and Chris Connors , Mixed by Chris Connors at Seaside Lounge, Brooklyn, NY. , Mastered by JJ Golden, Pre-Production and Overdubs at East West, The Creamery, and Thump Studios

Akokán is a Yoruba word used in Cuba meaning “from the heart,” and indeed, every song on the self-titled debut album (March 30/Daptone Records) by Orquesta Akokán feels l...
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Green River Festival
Friday, July 13th, 2018
9:00 PM
Greenfield Community College
1 College Ln, Greenfield, MA 01060
DESCRIPTIONNamed one of “fifty essential summer music festivals” by The New York Times, Green River Festival celebrates thirty two years with three days of music: a spectacular lineup of over 40 acts on four stages, the best in local food, beer and wine, handmade crafts, a wide array of kid's activities, camping, and hot air balloon rides and a balloon illumination, for Western Massachusetts' largest outdoor event of the summer. This is the only music festival in the country that features hot air balloons.Kids 10 and under are free!Kids 19 and under are free on FRIDAY!
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About Orquesta Akokan
Genres:
Latin, Mambo
Band Members:
Orquesta Akokán, Recorded at Areito Studios Havana, Cuba , , José “Pepito” Gómez - Lead Vocals , Michael Eckroth - Arranger / Piano, Jacob Plasse - Producer / Tres, Otto Santana Selis - Conga y Timbales, Eduardo Lavoy Zaragoza Jr. - Bongo , Cesar Lopez - Alto Saxophone / Flute, Evaristo Denis - Baritone Saxophone, Jamil Schery- Tenor Saxophone, Jose “El Chewy” Luis Hernandez - Tenor Saxophone, Heikel Fabián Trimiño - Trombone, Yoandy Argudin - Trombone, Carlos “Afrokan” Alvarez Guerra - Trombone , Jorge Reyes - Bass, Harold Madrigal Frias - Trumpet (Solo on "A Gozar la Vida"), Santiago Ceballos Seijido - Trumpet (Solo on "La Corbata Barata"), César "Pupy" Pedroso - Piano on "Cuidado con el Tumbador" , Itai Kriss - Flute Solos on "Mambo Rapidito" and "A Gozar la Vida", Carlitos Padron - Timbales on "La Cosa", "Cuidado con el Tumbador" , Eddie Venegas - Chorus , Luis Soto - Chorus , , Engineered by Jose Raul Varona Cancino (EGREM) and Chris Connors , Mixed by Chris Connors at Seaside Lounge, Brooklyn, NY. , Mastered by JJ Golden, Pre-Production and Overdubs at East West, The Creamery, and Thump Studios

Akokán is a Yoruba word used in Cuba meaning “from the heart,” and indeed, every song on the self-titled debut album (March 30/Daptone Records) by Orquesta Akokán feels l...
Read More