Samba Friday at St. Julien!

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Ginga plays Samba this Friday at the
St. Julien Hotel
Friday, January 23, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
900 Walnut Street, Boulder, CO 80302
Free!
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This will be a very special night with new music and
two very Special guest musicians:
Gonzalo Teppa on bass 
Vincent Gonzalez on percussion
….and yes, we will be playing FORRÓ this time so don’t miss it!
For those who are unfamiliar with our history, we started as a quartet in 2004 playing every Tuesday night at the St. Julien hotel. Greg Laliberte on horns, Francisco Marques on guitar, Chris Lee on drums and Gonzalo Teppa on bass. Our repertoire back then was VERY different from what you will hear us play at a typical GINGA concert today. It consisted of 50% Venezuelan joropos and merengues and  50% Bossa Nova, Chorinho and a little Samba peppered in.  Life happened and Gonzalo moved back to Venezuela to meet and marry the mother of his two children and he moved back to Boulder with them last year.  So this week we will be playing with Gonzalo for the first time in 6 years!  Needless to say, we are very excited to play together again and to perform for you this Friday…  and since Greg is in Brazil on his quest to learn Portuguese, the only logical replacement would be to invite the multi-talented percussionist and groove machine, Vincent Gonzales.  It’s going to be a night to remember for anyone in the room.  See you on Friday!