dance music videos
First Sundays Concert Series Whitmore Park, Annapolis – September 2014Joined by Orlando Cotto – congas, Harry Appelman – piano, Leigh Pilzer – bari sax, Mark Merella – timbales, Doug Elliott – trombone and George Marquez – Vocals
Tito Puente’s seminal cha-cha Que Sera.
Paul Hannah featured on flute.
Mambo #5 Perez Prado’s Mambo classic. Solo by Doug Elliott on trombone.
“An Evening At The Palladium” Creative Alliance, Baltimore – May 2014Joined by Samuel Munguia – piano, Gary Elter from WEAA’s Fiesta Musical – guiro, Leigh Pilzer – bari sax, Tom Williams – trumpet, Brad Gunson – trombone, George Marquez – vocals
Tito Puente’s Oye Mi Guaguanco. This was covered on Rumba Club’s Desde La Capital recording on Palmetto Records. Features short solos from all three percussionists: Rob White – bongos sittin’ in, Sam Turner – congas, Mark Merella – timbales.
Asi Asi by Tacabra. Solos by Rudy Morales – bongos, Brad Gunson – trombone, Tom Williams – trumpet, Paul Hannah – alto sax, Leigh Pilzer – bari sax.
Friday Night Live Concert Series, Rockville Town Square – July 2014
Joined by Ben Frock – trumpet, Leigh Pilzer – bari sax, George Marquez – vocals
Chango Te Llama by Oscar Hernandez from Daniel Ponce’s songbook.
This is a rough video but features an amazing bongo stick solo
by Sam Turner from two angles.
Mambo#5 Perez Prado’s classic mambo standard.
A short montage featuring solo by Tim Murphy.
Rumba Club playing Gondwanaland in Whitmore Park, Annapolis, MD
Gondwanaland by Leon Gruenbaum from Mamacita! – this time with a DC go-go groove. Solos by Josh Schwartzman – bass, Paul Hannah – alto sax, Doug Elliott – trombone.