The VibraSÓN band was formed in mid-2013 to fulfill a long yearning of its leader Jake Jacobs, an accomplished salsa dancer and instructor for over 20 years to bring some of the greatest dance music back into the live music scene.
The concept was to play the music of an older era with a hip sound for dancers and audiences alike. Many of the DJs and dancers in the scene adore such music and it is played frequently in recorded form - a comeback for a great era of innovative music that soothes the soul and stirs the dancer in all of us.
In Bay Area, rich with talent and populated with salsa bands, no group really was devoted to the genre. Besides dancing/teaching Jake took up playing percussion around 10 years ago and has played with numerous bands in the Bay Area.
As the leader, he brings his musical tastes from both dancing and playing to the mix, plus a bevy of some of the greatest musical talent the Bay Area has to offer. VibraSON brings back great live music for dancers and listeners alike, while moving forward at the same time.
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VibraSÓN, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, brings the hip sounds of the Latin vibraphone music and artists such as Joe Cuba, Jimmy Sabater, Cal Tjader and many more to contemporary audiences. Populated with top Bay Area based musicians, VibraSÓN plays tight Latin and Salsa music with swing! VibraSÓN is a perfect choice for a swinging party, full-on Salsa club or anything in between. It's compact 7-man instrumentation makes it a fit all occasions.
One of the sensation orchestras of last year, VibraSÓN Orquesta, returns. This time, they surprise us with four numbers included in their second album, in EP format, Live at Latin Vibe Tuesdays Vol 1. As its name implies, recorded live at the Fluxus Bar in San Francisco, place and center of operations of the orchestra that has popularized the event named Latin Vibe Tuesdays.
Created in San Francisco by the bongosero and dance instructor, Jake Jacobs, they debuted in 2019 with the phonogram Llego VibraSÓN.
The disc is electric, vibrant and designed for the dancer ...