The band inspires thousands of New Yorkers and international fans alike to swivel their hips in the name of Latin passion. Since Conjunto Guantánamo, the ambassadors of Cuban folklore, was founded in 2003, they’ve become highly visible on the NYC nightlife scene, performing at festivals, dance parties, events and venues as diverse as
▪ Lincoln Center’s Boro-Linc: La Casita
▪ What a Wonderfull World 50th Anniversary Festival in conjunction with Louis Armstrong House Museum
▪ The Gantries summer series
▪ Lowell Folk Festival
▪ The Museum of Modern Art
Founder Ulises Beato (director, conga, vocals) along with José Pepito Gomez (vocals, guitar, tres), Carlos Mena (bass, Vocals), Ittetsu Nasuda (piano), Oscar Oñoz (trumpet) and Mauricio Herrera (bongo) are the celebrated musicians who create this unique sound.