Yarima Blanco / Tres, Vocals
Andrés Pérez / Percussion
Francisco Porra / Bass
Oscar Fernández / Acoustic guitar
Yosbel Nápoles / Trumpet
Yunior Hidalgo / Percussion, Vocals
Yusmel Ávila / Vocals, Percussion
The cuban Tres guitar player that shine!
It’s no exaggeration to say that Yarima Blanco had an extreme talent with her unique way to play the cuban Tres guitar, getting sometimes a unique percussive -agressive sound, sometimes a smooth-quasi romantic sound. Experience Yarima Blanco and her band „Son Latino“ live performance concerts and you’ll see why she is renowned for her technical capabilities and musical versatility.
A Musical Journey
Born in the city of Bayamo-Cuba, Yarima Blanco showed at an early age an special talent for strings music instruments, falling in love with the guitar. Her first music institute, were she learn music theory as well as the craft of the guitar playing, was the Music conservatory of her native city of Bayamo. While been at the music conservatory, she took part on a variety of music competitions were she won quiet a few prices as a classical guitarist. Not been satisfied with her good grades and music competitions prices, Yarima Blanco went to Cuba´s capital Music university, “Instituto superior de Arte”, to study Tres guitar and music theory with the renowned Tres guitar professor Efrain Amador.
As a student at the “Instituto Superior de Arte” she keep taking part on music competitions, often obtaining first places among other prices. Yarima Blanco finished her music studies in the year 2006 with the “Gold title studies”, the highes title at the Music University. After her university graduation she went to be a member of the famous all female orquesta “Anacaona”, were she played Tres guitar, electric guitar and also took the roll of a lead singer
in a few songs and stayed ten years with this band.
Yarima Blanco had taken part in many music productions as well as international Tours like:Mexico, Finland, Canada, Costa Rica, Aruba, etc. just to name a few. In the year 2016 she decided to form her own music group, Yarima Blanco and “Son Latino”. She has been playing with her band an steady gig for the last six years at the famous music bar in Havana-Cuba, “La Bodeguita del medio”, were the oportunity to play quiet some gigs every week hat made her band tied as a church rope.