Fiesta! Mambo, rhumba, cha cha, tango, salsa, merengue, driving rhythms, feverish dance beats - Latin music is the music of a proud and passionate people who sing, dance and play with their hearts on their sleeves. Thrill to the skill of Allegro's Latin and Latin-influenced artists and be caught up in a web of passion and intrigue - viva el amor!
Australian guitarist Andrey Lebedev has performed across Australia, Europe, China, New Zealand, and the USA as one of the top performers in his field for his age. As a concert performer, Andrey will seamlessly add a unique element to your event, keeping guests relaxed to the soulful, beautiful sounds of his guitar.
Outstanding musicianship and an ever-expanding repertoire allow Avatar to tailor its performance to suit every occasion and need. Avatar can step up to perform in a concert environment at festivals and jazz venues or can supply a sublime unobtrusive background over which any corporate function or event will flow. Exploring the high end of Guitar Improvisation through each of these styles Avatar is expandable from duo format upwards.
Bahia is an exciting, authentic Latin American band that specialises in salsa, rhumba, merengue, cha cha and mambo. Bahia perform the music of Cuba, Columbia, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. Bahia conveys the passion of Latin music to its audience ensuring that everyone feels involved in their performance. Bahia is one of the most highly respected and recognised Latin bands in Melbourne. They work as a 9-, 10- and 11-piece line-up.
Colectivo29 are a vibrant, adventurous quintet featuring some of Australia's finest musicians. An ensemble playing Argentine Tango from the Golden Era of Tango in the 1930s - 50s, Colectivo29 evoke sounds shimmering with energy and excitement. From a subtle glance across a crowded room or a lonely solo violin evoking lost love, this group captures a world of emotion in every performance.
Cosmo Cosmolino is a remarkable ensemble of talented musicians. They are musically superb, visually appealing, intelligent, highly skilled composers and performers, who naturally, and without a jolt, switch from European classical tangos and seductive Hungarian songs to their own compositions.
For eight years, Melbourne-based Croque Monsieur has been performing an extensive repertoire of calypso, dixieland swing, mariachi music, Balkan jazz, fiery klezmer, Fellini film scores and tarantellas. The ultimate result of this long journey into foreign sounds is a unique musicality that would make a Bulgarian think their national folk song is Mexican and vice versa. As long as it has a fever of unbridled festivity, Croque Monsieur plays it.