Mambo Kings

A fusion of Afro-Cuban rhythm and Contemporary Jazz

Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic

  • Theater at Lackawanna College 501 Vine St Scranton, PA, 18509 United States

“If major-league arrangements of high-voltage Latin music is your forte, you’ll definitely enjoy Mambo Kings. They were hot, full of energy and excitement!“ - Naples Daily News The Mambo Kings Latin Pops Program takes the audience on a fascinating journey through the music of Latin America and the U.S. From the sultry melancholy of Astor Piazzola and the burning Afro Cuban jazz of Tito Puente, to the rhythmic playfulness of jazz great Dave Brubeck and the pop strains of The Beatles, Mambo Kings will be your guide on a Latin jazz tour of the Pan American experience, featuring original orchestral arrangements and compositions of music from the U.S., Perú, Argentina, Cuba and Puerto Rico. With music that soars over sheer rhythmic joy, the famous and celebrated Mambo Kings are enjoying great success as a leading Latin jazz ensemble, and have rapidly earned a national reputation for their explosive blend of Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz improvisation