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MTSU Salsa Band

The MTSU Salsa Band will be performing Nov. 6, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Hinton Hall in the Wright Music Building.

The MTSU Salsa Band is an ensemble dedicated to the study and performance of Afro-Cuban Salsa music. The group includes a horn section, percussion section, a bass and a piano. The percussion section generally includes congas, timbales, bongos and a drum set, while the horn section includes trumpets, saxophones and a trombone.

The group is open to students through audition. The members of the group study the style, form and history of Afro-Cuban music, and are encouraged to write or arrange tunes in salsa style. Under the direction of Associate Professor Lalo Davila, the group performs both on and off campus