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All over the world the irresistible combination of African rhythms, latin passion and jazz inspiration is moving hips and winning hearts as it crosses all political, economic, and cultural barriers - towards its millennial mission of Global Groove. Britain can now boast packed salsa dance clubs in every major city, and Birmingham is right there in front.
Mambo Taxi started playing in 1998, and is firmly locked into the
afro-cuban-nuyorican style - choosing its material carefully from the classic hits
of greats like Eddie Palmieri, Ray Barretto and the Cuban phenomenon Irakere.
Mambo Taxi are:
El Gordo & Tecla: Piano, percussion
Pedro, Beppa & Simon: timbales, congas, bongos, percussion
El Lavadoro, Pablo, Viejo, Kevin:
saxes, trombone, flute, trumpet, vocals