Join us for a fabulous evening at Blue LLama Jazz Club for Salsa Night! This unique experience includes great food, drinks, dancing, and a live Latin band, Tumbao Bravo!
We welcome all dancing experience levels and will have a salsa instructor, Náli, present if you’d like her to walk you through a few steps before jumping into the mix!
Doors open at 6PM and live music and dancing starts at 7PM.
MEET THE BAND
Winner of three Detroit Music Awards for Best Jazz Reeds, Best Instrumentalist and TDWR, Paul has performed with his own jazz quartet for 25 years traveling to San Francisco, New York City, Chicago, Hawaii and Paris, France. Paul has appeared on the Ed Love Program and Jazz Alive at WDET-FM. In February 2004, Paul visited Havana, Cuba where he performed as a guest artist with members of the Buena Vista Social Club, Cubanismo and Irakere at jazz clubs and also honored to perform at Ibrahim Ferrer’s 78th birthday party. Paul has also served as the Michigan horn section leader and baritone sax chair for the touring Tito Puente, Jr Band.
Náli is very passionate about dancing and began her career at age 3 years old when her family enrolled her in her first Ballet class at Academia de Baile Julie Mayoral de Ponce Puerto Rico.
She has made a life long commitment to her study of dance and fitness.
As an instructor and performer, she believes you should never stop learning and practicing your craft. Practice makes perfection!
Náli fell in love with Latin Style of dance after being asked to perform in the 1st Salsa Congress in Puerto Rico. She was part of many professional Dance companies such as Ballet Teatro Musical, Escuela de Bellas Arter de Ponce, Sabor Latino, Ballet Salsa Sur de Ponce, Bongos Cuban Cafe Dancers, Sensuality.
When she was a kid, she began performing and dancing professionally on stage with famous Latin artists such as Ricky Martin, Jerry Rivera, Victor Manuelle, Roberto Roena, Sonora Poncena, El Gran Combo, Melina Leon, Limite 21, Grupo Mania and many others.