Marion Concert Band to host Latin-American music “festival”

Aug 5, 2021

MARION — The Marion Concert Band will present a Latin-American “Festival” of music at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand in Marion on Friday, August 13 at 7 p.m.

The program includes music from Mexico, Spain, Brazil, Cuba and the Caribbean, as well as familiar music that demonstrates the influence that Latin-American musical styles have had on American popular music.

To add to the festive atmosphere of the evening, the audience is encouraged to wear tropical or Latin-American attire.

The Robert Broomhead Bandstand is located at Island Wharf off Front Street in Marion.

All concerts are free and open to the public.

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The program is as follows:

España Cañi (Paso Doble) - P. Marquina

Mexican Overture - M. J. Isaa

Caribbean Rondo - P. La Plante

Danzas Cubanas - R. Sheldon

Brazilian Festival - A. C. Jobim

Montego Bay (samba) - S. Nestico

Tijuana Brass in Concert - arr. T. Ricketts

Spain - C. Corea

Mambo Greats - S. Bulla

Blue Mambo - M. Sweeney

Mas Que Nada - J. Ben

Malagueña - E. Lecuona

Commandante (Marche Espagnole) - G. Guentzel