Listen to Orquesta Akokán’s muy fuego playlist of vintage mambo

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November 15, 2018
Orquesta Akokan
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Hot Latin cuts
Orquesta Akokán is a big band collective of the hottest musicians in Cuba and New York’s Latin scene, brought together by local superstar Jose “Pepito” Gomez to channel the spirit of Havana with original tunes in the authentic style of 1940s mambo.

With a blazing live show and a debut album released with tastemakers Daptone Records, Orquesta Akokán are bringing the party to the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent on 15 and 16 January for Sydney Festival.

To loosen up your hips and get you in the mood, the band has put together a top-notch playlist of 16 vintage Latin cuts from the likes of Tito Puente, Arsenio Rodriguez and Beny Moré. Hit play below to be transported directly to 40s Havana.

Orquesta Akokán
15 & 16 January  
Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent

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