Music, Meze & More with Thom Whitworth Trio
Thursday 18th, July
7:00pm - 12:00am
“…outstanding songwriter and Latin band band…”
“…alongside the greats of today’s international music scene…”
“ …rousing passionate performers that get everyone on their feet…”
Rikki Thomas-Martínez returns with his band Más Y Más for and electrifying night of Latin Rumba grooves and his songs. He is joined by Dalila Thomas-Martínez on Ubass and Keith Angel on percussion.
Rikki Thomas-Martínez, nylon-string guitarist, vocalist, harmonica player, stomp-box percussionist and songwriter. His music is infused with joy, sunshine and his songs full of meaning; melodically rich and infectiously rhythmic. An outstanding artist, with the use of harmonicas, unique rhythmic, powerful guitar style and singing voice, he has been described as a fully contained one-man Latin orchestra.
He has an extensive repertoire of original songs composed in Spanish, English and French as well as exciting interpretations of well-known songs. He has pioneered his own form of Rumba Flamenca, which includes influences from Salsa, Reggae and Cumbia. This driving dance rhythm underpins his music and never fails to get the crowds on their feet and dancing. A truly original and contemporary artist, songwriter and performer.
Dalila Thomas-Martínez joins Rikki on the Ubass. Her deep groovy bass lines, backing vocals and their electric chemistry on stage create a sound that is much greater than the sum of its parts.
Keith Angel international renowned drummer and percussionist plays congas, bongos, campana and hi-hats in Más Y Más. One of the driving forces of the legendary Angel Brothers, Keith’s fiery and passionate playing completes the trio.
Prepare for a night of irresistible grooves, songs and dancing!
Saturday 20th, July