San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Buena Trova Social is comprised of Brandon Vance (vocals, guitar, keyboard), Madeleine Zayas (vocals, light percussion), Juztino Panella (flute, guitar), Mwamba Blakwomyn (bass), Sarita Gold (percussion), and compañeros who share a passion for world art and culture through trova music and trova inspired contemporary dance. BTSC sings unique interpretations of covers and original compositions with Latin, Caribbean and contemporary sabor! Well crafted harmonies and acoustic instrumentation propel their songs which are inspired by artists such as Silvio Rodriguez, Victor Heredia and Juan Luis Guerra.
Original dance choreography by Madeleine Zayas.
Guest Appearance by Master Bongo player Judy Graboyes, Bassist Raul Perales, and dancers Kim Holt and Adriana Campoy.
When & Where
La Peña is a community cultural center with a national reputation and a global vision that promotes peace, social justice and cultural understanding through the arts, education and social action.
As a welcoming gathering place, La Peña provides opportunities for artists to share diverse cultural traditions, to create and perform their work, and to support and interface with diverse social movements.
Annually, La Peña presents over 200 events with emerging and established artists; organizes an arts education program; produces new works by local artists, presents internationally and nationally renowned artists, and houses a Latin American cafe which complements the organization's mission.