Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Folklombia + 4 Esquinas + Myrddin : 5th April ,London

 

Movimientos present another stellar line up of emerging Latin acts from the underground scene in London plus a special international guest. Myrddin is one of the most exciting virtuoso Flamenco guitarists outside of Spain and comes championed by some tops names of the world music scene and fresh from playing at the Royal Albert Hall last year. Plus we welcome two up and coming traditional style new London based bands – Cuban Charanga from 4Esquinas and Colombian Cumbia and Folk rhythms from Folklombia.

Myrddin
Myrddin is a unique phenomenon in contemporary music. With his unique interpretation of flamenco, infused with classical music and jazz, he moves every audience. His secret: technical virtuosity combined with deep emotion.
Myrddin grew up in a family of musicians (De Cauter) and studied the guitar with some of the biggest names in the flamenco world. He released 3 CDs up till now, proving he is probably the best flamenco guitar player and composer in Belgium. His last Cd Lucía Nieve dates from september 2009, and is available at Music & Words and iTunes

http://www.myspace.com/myrddinmusic


4 Esquinas
Formed and led by violinist Sharon Subbarao, 4 Esquinas is a nine-piece Charanga band comprising of some of London's freshest Jazz and Salsa musicians playing some serious grooves with beautiful songs and dazzling improvisation. Their cultural mix and host of modern and traditional influences enrich their intricate arrangements giving their music a unique London flavour. They play a mixture of Afro-Cuban music from 70s Salsa classics to Songo, Funk and Jazz.

http://www.myspace.com/4esquinas
http://soundcloud.com/sharonsubbarao/a-la-playa

Folklombia
Folklombia is a tropical blend of Colombian music that brings together traditional African and indigenous instruments with more contemporary and modern ones such as the trumpet, the electric guitar and bass. The band is led by Eduardo Caliche in the trumpet, Gaita (Chuana) and vocals Camille Bletterie (La Francesa) in the vocals and guacharaca, the Afro-Colombian drums are play by Paul Rios and Rafael Ayala, the electric guitar by Julian Hernadez and the bass by Luis Garcia. Cumbia, Porro, Mapale, Puya, with Urban-Londinian! Touch

http://www.myspace.com/grupocalichedecolombia


Plus DJs Cal Jader and Arias continue to make Movimientos one of the most forward thinking Latin nights in the capital with their selection of new and old school Latin rhythms from Salsa and Cumbia to Tropical bass, Brazilian, Urban and electronic beats.

http://www.mixcloud.com/Movimientos_1/



Plus Film Screening:
“A Vida No Ritmo “(Life in the Rhythm)
A 'Rio Film School' production.
An entertaining and educative short documentary capturing the effect of local music on the inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro. From downtown Lapa to the City of God touching on various styles of music from street Hip Hop to Samba and Reggae this film shows promising talent from its three young directors and the Rio Film School.
http://www.riofilmschool.com/
Movimientos Live @ Notting Hill Arts Club
Tuesday 5th April
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Live acts:
4 Esquinas
...Folklombia
Myriddin

+ DJs Cal Jader & Arias

Plus Film Screening: “A Vida No Ritmo “(Life in the Rhythm)
(A 'Rio Film School' production)
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Entry: £5
7pm – 2am
19-21 Notting Hill Gate W11 3JQ
Tube: Notting Hill Gate
Tel: 020 7460 4459
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http://www.nottinghillartsclub.com/

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