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Salsa Loca (No. 901)

First Aired Thursday, May 15, 2014

Salsa Loca features a sizzling hot horn section and virtuoso Latin percussionists.

11th and Grant

Salsa Loca

Rating: TV-G

Salsa Loca burns and slides through the firey Latin sounds of Afro-Cuban and Salsa music.

Salsa Loca is a Latin-jazz band based in Missoula, Montana. Featuring a sizzling hot horn section and virtuoso Latin percussionists, the band specializes in the full range of danceable Latin and Afro-Cuban styles: mambo, cha-cha, danzon, guaracha, guaguanco, merengue, bolero, and everything in between. Salsa Loca brings an all-star cast to 11th & Grant, performing authentic and original tunes that have topped the charts even in Latin America. Chuck Florence on Saxophone/Flute, and Leon Slater on Trumpet join percussionist Cody Hollow and veteran Bob Ledbetter on drums. First class bass by Beth Lo and rapid-fire originals by guitarist/pianist David Horgan round out this energetic and accomplished group.