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CocoBlue Salsa Band is a pioneering proposal in salsa music in Bogotá, Colombia. Directed by Azumi Ohara, a young Japanese-Canadian street talent, CocoBlue combines sounds from all over the world with the traditional salsa beat that makes everyone go crazy. For example, Azumi's tunes combine music from Asia and North America, while other members from the Atlantic Coast of Colombia can create an interesting fusion between their African-influenced folklore "bullerengue" and mambo. It's an unusual combination, but it's a huge hit at every show!

Besides those refreshing tunes, CocoBlue plays covers of some classic salsa tunes by Buena Vista Social Club, Grupo Niche, and Andy Montañez. Julian Valdias, the ex-singer of the renowned Melodías del 40 from Cuba, has all the energy required to sing them with the authentic Cuban swing. Playing these songs with a new touch without losing their essence... That's CocoBlue's magic.
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