April 2, 2022
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
In 2019 the group won the Calgary Music Award for World Recording of the Year. It was also nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award in the World category.
On April 2nd, Montuno West will be joined by special guest Israel “Toto” Berriel (Vancouver/Cuba). Berriel is a traditional Afro-Cuban percussionist, vocalist, and educator. He played with the world’s best-known Rumba group, Los Muñequitos de Matanzas, for twelve years, where he mastered the Afro-Cuban repertoire. Toto is an exceptional performer and a naturally gifted vocalist with a distinctive sound. Although deeply rooted in Afro-Cuban traditions, he is also comfortable with jazz, soul, and funk. Originally from Matanzas, Cuba, Toto has toured worldwide and has made Canada his home since 2001.
Venue Phone: (780) 432-0428
Venue Website: https://yardbirdsuite.com
Band membersChris Andrew, piano
Rubim de Toledo, bass
Raul Tabera, drums / percussion
Luis “Pana” Tovar, drums / percussion
Special guest Israel “Toto” Berriel
Tickets will also be available at the door if not previously sold out online.
Doors open at 7:00 pm.