Elio Villafranca CINQUE CD Launch

photo by Jerry LaCay

Wed September 12th, 2018 Elio Villafranca returns to Sydney launch his latest work Cinque at the Eternity Theatre in Darlinghurst. Anyone who attended Trackdown Studios has 2 weeks to buy discounted tickets especially put aside for them in appreciation of their support in April. Ticket are available July 10-23-look in your inbox.

Cinque combines the energetic and infectious rhythms of the Congo heard in the five Caribbean Islands of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Haiti, The Dominican Republic, and Jamaica with jazz, powerful narration and dance to tell stories of rebellion and determination in the pursuit of freedom.

Cinque recently received a glowing 4.5 stars from Downbeat Magazine while Villafranca simultaneously received their Critic’s Poll 2018 Rising Star award.

Villafranca sold-out his debut Australian performances in April this year, is at the forefront of the new generation of visionary Cuban artists making major contributions to jazz. Do not miss your opportunity to discover the infectious brilliance of this multi award-winning Afro-Caribbean artist performing alongside some of Australia’s leading Cuban dancers and Latin and Jazz musicians named by Villafranca ‘the Artquestra Alliance’.

BOOKINGS Open July 23rd. Seating is limited.