Alex Alvear & Mango Blue
May 4, 2012
Come see Alex Alvear & Mango Blue play at Johnny D's! Mango Blue blends an exciting mixture of musical styles to create a refreshing new sound in Afro-Latin and World music, through songs of celebration and social conscience. Mango Blue is a high-powered, all original music ensemble based in New York City, that has delighted audiences and promoters alike, throughout the Americas with its infectious sound. Led by Ecuadorian composer, bassist and singer Alex Alvear, this invigorating hybrid playfully integrates a wide array of influences from Rhythm & Blues, Jazz and Funk to Caribbean Roots, with a strong rhythmical foundation that draws from diverse Afro-Latin musical traditions. This stylistic fusion allows for a concoction that translates into music that transcends ethnic boundaries, providing a new color in the latin music palette.