Burundanga are an eclectic ensemble that fuses a variety of Rhythm & Roots from Latin America (Afro/Brazilian, Afro/Cuban Afro/Peruvian), with a big dose of contemporary grooves and rhythms: Funk, Reggae, Hip-Hop, Samba, SalSoul, etc, resulting in a unique, explosive sound full of raw energy.
All the members come from different corners of the world. – Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Angola, USA & U.K.
Burundanga has performed at the Sage Gateshead (Sound 11), York Peace Festival, Movimientos – London 2012, Alnwick Olympic Torch Relay, Alnwick Gardens & Vamos Festival 2012/13. Hoochie Coochie, As You Like It, Oak, BarLoco, Our Big Gig 2013. JamJah, Durham, Boilershop Steamer, Newcastle.
Carlos ‘El Tipo’ Rivera – Drums, Timbales ,Vocals
Paco Rivera – Congas, Latin Percussion
Darren Millett – Guitar
Katy Trigger – Bass
Alan Law – Keyboards
Berta Matillo Manau – Vocals
Simon Coleman – Drums