At the drop of a sombrero, Diáspora can provide your one-way ticket to the sounds of Central and South America and the Caribbean islands. This 5 to 11-piece Latin group combines traditional and contemporary salsa with jazz, funk, rock and pop influences, bringing you a fresh and extremely danceable Latin-American music experience.

“With an unrivalled passion, this young salsa orchestra will create a carnival atmosphere at any event!”

Uniting the sultry rhythms of the America and Africa, Diáspora celebrates that melting-pot of cultures with a unique and engaging ‘big band’ sound.

The infectious rhythm section of the band is driven along by three talented percussionists, ably supported by piano and bass and a top line that combining four horns and classy vocals.

Expect a playlist filled with traditional and contemporary salsa dance music, Latin pop fusion, Hollywood hits, Latin Jazz and Brazilian music.
For more intimate occasions, smaller musical combinations are available, from a funky five or six-piece all the way through to the full band. The band travels complete with a high-spec PA system and is able to offer an interesting range of optional extras, including guest vocalists, a DJ service and even a session of salsa dance tuition.

  • Salsa orchestra generating a carnival vibe
  • Varied repertoire, adaptable to suit any event
  • Equipped with an excellent PA system, can also offer a DJ set

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Repertoire

Traditional And Contemporary Salsa Dance Music

  • Aguanile – Willie Colón / Marc Anthony
  • Besame Mucho – Consuelo Velásquez
  • Bilongo – Guillermo Rodríguez Fania All-Stars
  • Como Fue – Buena Vista Social Club
  • Déjame Soñar – Tito Puente / Tony Vega
  • Dos Gardenias – Buena Vista Social Club
  • El Cuarto De Tula – Buena Vista Social Club
  • Fire Burns Below – Alex Wilson
  • Gozando En La Habana – Charanga Habañera
  • Gracias A La Vida – Joan Baez / Issac Delgado
  • Guantanamera – Joseito Fernández
  • Habana Del Este – Afro-Cuban All-Stars
  • Hasta Siempre Comandante – Carlos Puebla
  • La Vida Es Un Carnival – Celia Cruz
  • Lágrimas Negras – Miguel Matamoros
  • No Me Mires A Los Ojos – Issac Delgado
  • Palabras Del Alma – Marc Anthony
  • Pedro Navajas – Oscar D’Leon
  • Silencio – Buena Vista Social Club
  • Valió La Pena – Marc Anthony

Latin Pop Fusion And Hollywood Hits

  • Ain’t It Funny – Jennifer Lopez
  • Arranca – Manzanita
  • Bingo Bango – Bolivar / Basement Jaxx
  • Caraluna – Bacilos
  • Copacabana – Barry Manilow
  • Cuba – Gibson Brothers Klimax
  • Do The Conga – Black Lace
  • Do You Only Wanna Dance – Mia
  • El Condor Pasa – Paul Simon
  • Get Up, Stand Up – Bob Marley / Ojos Brujos
  • Guaglione – Pérez Prado
  • Hips Don’t Lie – Shakira / Wyclef Jean
  • Hotel California – The Eagles
  • I Like It (I Like It Like That) – Pete Rodríguez
  • La Bamba – Ritchie Valens
  • La Bomba – Ricky Martin
  • Livin’ La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin
  • Mambo No. 5 – Pérez Prado
  • Midnight At The Oasis – Maria Muldaur / Brand New Heavies
  • Moondance – Van Morrison
  • Primavera – Santana
  • Satellite – Santana
  • Smooth – Santana
  • Something In My Eye – Corduroy
  • Sway – Pablo Beltrán Ruiz / Michael Bublé
  • Whenever, Wherever – Shakira

Latin Jazz

  • Boliviana – Irakere
  • Cachao’s Guiro – Israel ‘Cachao’ Lopez
  • Chucho – Jesús ‘Chucho’ Valdes
  • Claudia – Jesús ‘Chucho’ Valdes
  • La Cuna – Ray Barretto
  • Linda Chicana – Tito Puente
  • Mambo Inn – Mario Bauzá
  • Manteca – Dizzy Gillespie
  • Nature Boy – Eden Ahbez
  • Nica’s Dream – Horace Silver
  • Night In Tunisia – Dizzy Gillespie
  • Ran Kan Kan / Oye Como Va – Tito Puente
  • Reunión – Paquito D’Rivera And Arturo Sandoval
  • Sabor – Cal Tjader
  • Song For Bilbao – Michael Brecker
  • St Thomas – Sonny Rollins
  • Tanga – Dizzy Gillespie
  • Tequila – The Champs

Brazilian Samba

  • Brasil – Ary Barrosso
  • Flor De Lis – Djavan
  • Mais Que Nada – Jorge Ben
  • Mama África – Chico César
  • Não Enche – Caetano Veloso
  • Samba De Janeiro – Bellini
  • Shine – Lanu Feat. Christin Deralas
  • The Girl From Ipanema – Carlos Jobim
  •                                                              ….and plenty more….