A night of Summer Salsa vibes featuring multi award winning Dorance Lorza & Sexteto Cafe, one of the leading bands in London's vibrant salsa scene plus a salsa class with Mark Esau.
Colombian born band leader Dorance Lorza has an impressive record as a musician, arranger, composer and producer, having worked with the the biggest names in Colombian salsa music, released 5 Sexteto Cafe albums and played on Omar Puente's Courtney Pine produced album .
Sexteto Cafe have achieved international acclaim including appearances at the prestigious “Collectors Stage” and other venues at the famous “La Feria De Cali” in Colombia (2013/14), plus winning LUKAS AWARDS (Latin America UK Awards) for the band as “Tropical Act Of The Year 2014” and “Musician Of The Year 2015” for Dorance. Finally, Dorance has been given a lifetime achievement award jointly from the San Buenaventura University and the Secretary Of Culture & Tourism in 2014 for his contribution to keeping alive salsa music as a cultural heritage of Cali.
In 2015 as well as performing throughout the UK they headlined at the 21st edition of “Toros y Salsa Festival“ in Dax (France) the “London Latin Jazz Festival” at Pizza Express in London and performed again at the 58th Feria De Cali In Cali Colombia.
"Dorance Lorza and Sexteto Cafe typify the globalization of salsa's new world order" - Andy Harlow (WDNA) Miami USA
"The refreshing sound of "Dorance Lorza and Sexteto Cafe" evokes the tradition of "Musica Antillana" with an authentic flavour that will delight the RUMBEROS” - Julio E. Estrada "FRUKO" (Medellin) Colombia
Vibes-based, pure sabor....
Big DJ Alert and Very Highly Recommended! – Editor Descarga.com
"Dorance Lorza & Sexteto Cafe are the must-hear band of the London salsa scene." - Graham & Green Blog