This year sees the return of “Dot’s Funky Orchestra Experience” and “The Jazz Slayers” on 12th August. Both acts went down a storm last year. Check out our website for our announcements on other special guests. Bar and Barbecue available!
Omar Puente is a world class violinist. He has maintained an international profile and – since arriving in England in 1997 – has enjoyed playing in Europe, the USA and Africa. While in England he has supported Tito Puente, Ibraham Ferrer and Omara Portundo, playing with John Williams, Kirsty MacColl, Jools Holland and Eddie Palmier and has been invited to jam with many visiting Latin artists like Ruben Gonzales and the Afro Cuban Allstars. Omar has played regularly at Ronnie Scott’s, played with Winston Marsalis at the Barbican Centre, with the Simon Bolivar Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, with Nigel Kennedy at 606 Jazz Club, with Eddie Palmieri at Queen Elizabeth Hall, and with Reuben Gonzales on tour in Europe.
‘a complete classical virtuoso and a complete jazz master’ – Courtney Pine