Have shared the stage with:
Earth Wind & Fire, Lauren Hill, Zap Mama, Dave Brubeck, Raul Paz,
Sergeanto Garcia, Jimi Tenor, UB 40,
Morgan Heritage, Sly & Robbie, Marilyn Mason, Buju Banton, Patrice,
Eric Clapton, Aloe Blacc, Buena Vista Social Club,
1884 Project, Ziggy Marley, Macy Grey, Junior Kelly, Capelton, Tony Allen,
AYO & Ojos de Brujo
„EL CONGO“ Allen Oberto
Congo began studying the trumpet when he was 9years old in Eva Music School
He attended 4 years the Music Conservatory in Holguin and then 6years
in the Music
University (ISA) in Havana and there he got the chance to meet Herbie
Hancock, Nicholas Payton, Danilo Perez, and Kenny Baron at the international
Donald Harrison invited him to study in the school where he was teaching
in New Orleans but because Visa complications he decided to go to Europe.
He has worked on CD Productions and shared the stage with many artists
Patrice, Brothers Keepers, Ono, Laura Lopez, Jimi Tenor, Tony Allen, Afrikun,
Fetsum, 1884 Project, Sublevao Beat, Aloe Blacc, Los Negros Soundsystem
-only to mention some-
Beside that he formed the Horn Section called Machete Horns which has
successfully proved that they rock!
El Congo´s projects are:
Los Negros Soundsystem (los-negros.com), Afrikun (facebook.com/sublevao),
Kabu Kabu Band with Jimi Tenor & Tony Allen and Machete Horns.
„KinRe” Molina Reynaldo
a promising composer and improviser from Havana, Cuba who currently resides
in Berlin, that adopts in his music styles that go from Afro-Cuban music
up to the modern Jazz.
He has shared the stage with many great musicians including:
Chucho Valdés, Duquende, Kelvin Sholar, Jeff „Tain“
Watts, Till Brönner, Birelli Lagrene, David Gilmore, Celine Rudolph,
Jazz Plaza Big Band, Ojos de Brujo, Horace Andy and The Wailers only mentioning
is working together with El Congo on Machete Horns Album which shall be
released in 2012.
Spain & Greece
Cuba & Canada for only mentioning some.
Sat 1- Breakfast TV Live,
ARTE-Live Show with Raul Paz,
Pro7-TV Total, Glastonbury Festival 2011
Features on / in: Welt Kompakt Munich,
The Jazz line,
international Award “Jojazz” (2005) Berlin Blues & Jazz
7/3/2011 Montreux Jazz Festival
7/6/2011 Bordeaux, Cognac Passion Blues Festival
7/9/2011 Germany, Splash Festival
11./25.2011 Kenya Nairobi Wapi
11.26/2011 Kenya Nairobi Alliance François