Lula ALL Stars
"Born out of Toronto's hot spot for crossing cultures, Lula All-Stars are the elite players of a sizzling salsa scene. A dream team of salseros, the cream of the crop, you can not sit still when they fire up!”
- Derek Andrews, Concert Producer
True to their name, this high-energy salsa big band, led by Sean Bellaviti and Luis Orbegoso, delivers the very best of Lula Lounge, Toronto's premier world music venue.
Featuring topflight vocalists and soloists backed by an A-list lineup, performing original salsa compositions, the band is comprised of musicians with roots from across the Americas. A hit with audiences of all ages at Sunfest, PANAMANIA, Toronto Jazz Festival and Salsa on St. Clair, the irresistible rhythms of Lula All Stars bring all the excitement of Canada’s urban salsa scene to any stage
The debut release, Salsa de la Buena is a uniquely-Canadian version of “salsa dura,” influenced by beloved, classic Fania recordings, traditional Cuban son, contemporary timba and tropical dance movements from Colombia and Venezuela.
With a new urban Latin sound incubated in the world’s most multi-cultural city, the group has performed with international guests such as Alfredo de la Fe, Ralph Irizarry, Herman Olivera, Willy Torres and Jimmy Bosch.
Catalogue #: LWR003