Los Wemblers de Iquitos (PE) at Alice cph
JazzDanmark uploaded this event on August 28, 2020
Sat, June 12, 2021
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Los Wemblers, the legendary band from Iquitos, the capital of the Amazon in Peru, is coming back on a world tour. The five Sanchez Brothers who make up the band are Amazonian Cumbia pioneers who played an essential part in launching the Chicha explosion of the 1970’s. The band, which wrote and recorded the classics “Sonido Amazonico” and “La danza del Petrolero” was anthologized on the Roots of Chicha compilations and has been covered by bands as varied as Los Mirlos, Chicha Libre and Firewater and now with the most famous DJ Electro Tropical, we also find their classic albums in the famous 'Roots of Chicha'. ...