The sounds of Latin America presented by Marion band

Aug 5, 2022

MARION – For the next installment of their summer concert series, the Marion Concert Band will present a “festival” of Latin-American music on Friday, Aug. 12.

The diverse 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 program is as follows:

  • España Cañi (Paso Doble) - P. Marquina
  • Iberian Escapades - R. Sheldon
  • Brazilian Festival - A. C. Jobim
  • Danzas Cubanas - R. Sheldon
  • Mas Que Nada - J. Ben
  • Montego Bay (samba) - S. Nestico
  • Tijuana Brass in Concert - arr. T. Ricketts
  • Caribbean Rondo - P. La Plante
  • Mambo Greats - S. Bulla
  • Blue Mambo - M. Sweeney
  • Malagueña - E. Lecuona
  • Commandante (Marche Espagnole) - G. Guentzel

The concert, under the direction of Tobias Monte, will begin at 7:00 at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand, Island Wharf off Front Street in Marion. All concerts are free and open to the public. Visit "Marion Town Band" on Facebook for up-to-date announcements and rain cancellation notices.