Get out your dancing shoes. You’ll need them when Banda Atómica takes the Plaza’s stage on July 25 during the Santa Fe Bandstand’s fourth week of free music concerts.
Only six months old, Banda Atómica is a high energy wind and percussion ensemble featuring instruments including clarinets, saxophones, trombones and tubas. It’s based in Albuquerque and modeled after marching bands that are popular throughout South America.
“Our idea was to put together a big band with mostly Latin American sounds,” explains co-founder Kilko Paz, who assembled more than a dozen musicians to play a wide range of contemporary and traditional instruments. [Read More…]