This program will feature the batá ensemble, “Eluaye,” directed by David Font-Navarette. Charanga Carolina will also feature guest artists Christina Álamo, Juan Álamo and Esteban González. The group will perform music by Celia Cruz, La Lupe, Tito Puente, César Portillo de la Luz and Ray Barretto.
They will also announce this year’s winners of the Nelson Delgado Latin Jazz Student Award. This award honors the group’s founding member, mentor and beloved friend Nelson Delgado and recognizes student excellence in the study and performance of Latin music. Come enjoy a free concert of Afro-Caribbean and Latin music and dance!