Would you be so kind as to let your wonderful membership know about French singer RAQUEL BITTON upcoming concert at YOSHIS in San Francisco Aprl 19.
It is to launch her new CD in tribute to TINO ROSSI with an Afro Cuban Band (18 piece).
Havana meets Paris - imagine the sensuality and passion of this melding of two romantic worlds!
Accompanied by a 21-piece Orchestra led by a hot Afro-Cuban Band and including members of the San Francisco Symphony, RAQUEL BITTON sings (in French) sambas, bossa novas, cha-chas, merengue, danzon, tangos, milongas, and boleros of legendary Latin singer Tino Rossi.
RHYTHM OF THE HEART is co- produced and engineered by 11x Grammy award winner Rafa Sardina. It features the great virtuosoRamon Stagnaro on acoustic guitar (Andrea Bocelli, Enrique Iglesias) and Rebeca Mauleon on piano (Santana, Cachao). The Afro-Cuban Rhythm section is led by Carlos del Puerto Jr. on bass (Alejandro Sanz, Arturo Sandoval), Jimmy Branly on drums (Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Chucho Valdez), Cuban timbalists Orestes Vilato (Celia Cruz, Rubén Blades), Jesus Diaz on congas (Tito Puente, Pete Escovedo…). The CD cover illustration is by the award-winning Martin French (Los Lobos, The Chronicle of Narnia).