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Fiesta in Camaguey – Creole Choir style

13 Oct, 2011

Some photos from the archive. This was a party in Emilia’s house back in the autumn of 2009. There is a great shot of Irian drinking Bucanero. It was Emilia’s birthday yesterday – Felicidades Emilia!!!!

Notes from a tour manager – The Amherst Chicken Dance

13 Oct, 2011

Amherst School concert Well – 1,300 school kids. A revised concert for school kids – went down a stormer ! The Haitian Chicken song was a blast. Finished with Chencha (Bow Legged Woman) with Marina… Probably about 300 kids on the stage. It was Emilia’s birthday, so after a wee announcement, they brought the roof…
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Notes from a tour manager – Hopkins Centre School concert

13 Oct, 2011

We just got back to the hotel after a School Concert at the Hopkins Centre (the “Hop”)at 10.00 this morning. A crisp autumn morning in upper New Hampshire… About 300 – 350 high school children. Ages 12 – 18 They loved it. They loved the Choir. They loved the music. They loved to sing with…
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Notes from a tour manager – New Jersey Black Number

10 Oct, 2011

Addendum to tonight’s show notes: That well known socialite of New Jersey, MT, dressed in a little black number, was seen to be the star of the show when she got up to dance on stage with singer and composer Marcelo Andres Luis. She strutted her stuff and raised a major burst of applause from…
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Notes from a tour manager – Hanover NH

5 Oct, 2011

CCC –Hanover NH 111005 A good day… First class we all went to. Most spoke Spanish and some were excellent translators for those who did not. An interesting discussion of Cuban society and culture of the last 50 years, its excellent social medical system, lack of beggars and the richness of its musical heritage. Also…
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Creole Choir performing live on ABC tv Chicago

20 Sep, 2011

Click on this link to see a video of the Creole Choir appearing on ABC, performing Peze Café. This song has also been chosen by Gilles Peterson on his latest Havana Cultura album.

Major Tour of America

2 Sep, 2011

The Creole Choir of Cuba embark this month on their first major U.S. tour, with 30 performances in 21 cities. Venues for the tour include two major festivals — Chicago’s World Music Festival and Bloomington, Indiana’s Lotus Music Festival — as well as prestigious performing arts centres such as Symphony Space in NYC, Scottsdale Center…
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WOMAD 2011

9 Aug, 2011

The Creole Choir of Cuba captured the hearts of the crowd with a moving and powerful show on the main stage, bathed in golden evening sunshine.  

New Website

8 Aug, 2011

Hey everyone. Our new website is up and running at last! We look forward to keeping you up to date with our movements as we approach our first full US tour this coming September.

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