In 2010, Bombo Productions brought together thirty of the UK’s top percussionists, horn players, and singers to form a Cuban carnival collective. The result was Orchestra Bombo a 12-piece band whose music is an unstoppable express train of energy, mixing traditional Cuban street carnival sounds with Afro-Cuban folklore, funk and timba, Orchestra Bombo reflects the growing passion for the roots of Cuban dance music in London.
Born from players steeped in the capital’s Latin music scene, Orchestra Bombo features heavy percussion, vocals, trumpets, bass brought to life with dancer and the ‘conga’. Directed by Dave Pattman, a veteran of UK Latin music scene.
Orchestra Bombo performs on stage or in a parade.
Orchestra Bombo Gallery