Tito Puente Latin Music Series 2019 - Alea

Date Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Mission Hill Playground

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Let’s Dance All Summer Long

At the first sign of warm weather, Boston comes alive with Latin music across various parks in the city. Our free six-concert series with heavy salsa influence features world-renowned musicians from Berklee and beyond. All concerts are 7-9pm.

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LOCATION: Mission Hill Playground 

Experience an upbeat communion of Cumbia, Vallenato, Rancheras, Jazz, and Pop. Colombian artist Alea is a progressive and pioneering Latin folk artist whose music arrests listeners with an authentic soulful sound. Alongside brilliant musicians Sinuhé Padilla-Isunza and Franco Pinna, Alea delivers a high energy performance that travels through many countries in Latin America. These artists recreate rich Latin culture with buttery vocals, deep-rooted grooves, holistic guitar conversations and riveting sax and clarinet performances. 


LOCATION: LoPresti Park, East Boston

Born in Havana, Sheila del Bosque Fuentes is one of the most of in-demand young flutists in Cuba, having played for important personalities like Pope Francis, Usher, Bon Jovi, and The Rolling Stones. Awarded a full-tuition scholarship, she entered Boston’s Berklee College of Music in January 2018 where she has had the opportunity to share the stage with musicians like Paquito d’ Rivera, Berta Rojas, and Omar Hakim. Her music is a mix of worlds, a selection of contemporary and traditional Afro-Cuban music with some European and Jazz ingredients.

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