Cuban music http://wemu.org en TUMBAO BRAVO MAKES WEMU "SWEET 16" HISTORY WITH FOUR WEEKS IN A ROW! http://wemu.org/post/tumbao-bravo-makes-wemu-sweet-16-history-four-weeks-row <p>Once again, WEMU hosts and listeners realized the depth and mastery of our regional musicians by awarding the Latin jazz band, Tumbao Bravo, the coveted number one spot on the &quot;Sweet 16&quot;.&nbsp; This marks the fourth week in a row for that theirs was the most played CD on 89.1.&nbsp; This disc deserves the distinction not just because it is music from local performers, but because it is totally original, beautifully produced and recorded with the highest audio quality.&nbsp; &quot;Casa Versailles&quot; by Tumbao Bravo deserved national accolades and WEMU is leading the way.</p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 19:59:25 +0000 Linda Yohn 17345 at http://wemu.org TUMBAO BRAVO MAKES WEMU "SWEET 16" HISTORY WITH FOUR WEEKS IN A ROW! Tumbao Bravo Three for Three with WEMU's "Sweet Sixteen"! http://wemu.org/post/tumbao-bravo-three-three-wemus-sweet-sixteen <p>For the third week in a row, the local all-star Latin jazz band, Tumbao Bravo has topped WEMU&#39;s airplay list with &quot;Casa Versailles&quot;.&nbsp; Their CD release concert will be this Saturday at Kerrytown Concert House.&nbsp; We have details about the show in the &quot;events&quot; and &quot;datebook&quot; section of this website.&nbsp; This group is just one example of the outstanding musicians who live and work in Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor and the Detroit area.&nbsp; It is an honor to play their music on WEMU and support our fantastic music community.</p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 18:05:34 +0000 Linda Yohn 17033 at http://wemu.org Tumbao Bravo Three for Three with WEMU's "Sweet Sixteen"! Tumbao Bravo Tops WEMU's "Sweet 16" Two Weeks In A Row! http://wemu.org/post/tumbao-bravo-tops-wemus-sweet-16-two-weeks-row <p>Congratulations are in order once again for conga player Alberto Nacif, saxophonist/flutist Paul Vornhagen,&nbsp; trumpeter Bob Mojica, pianist Brian DiBlassio, percussionist Javier Barrios and bassist Patrick Prouty with special guest percussionist Pepe Espinosa for gaining the coveted top spot on WEMU&#39;s &quot;Sweet Sixteen&quot; for the new CD &quot;Casa Versailles&quot; two weeks in a row.&nbsp; The members of Tumbao Bravo are based in communities all over Southeastern Michigan and record for bassist Paul Keller&#39;s PKO Records label, now operating in Saline, Michigan.&nbsp; Featur Thu, 19 Jul 2012 18:57:55 +0000 Linda Yohn 16777 at http://wemu.org Tumbao Bravo Tops WEMU's "Sweet 16" Two Weeks In A Row!