EL CONGO ALLEN
Congo began studying the trumpet when he was 9years old in Eva Music School
attended 4 years the Music Conservatory in Holguin and then 6years in the
(ISA) in Havana and there he got the chance to meet Herbie Hancock, Nicholas
Payton, Danilo Perez, and Kenny Baron at the international Jazz Festival.
Harrison invited him to study in the school where he was teaching in New
Orleans but because Visa complications he decided to go to Europe.
has worked on CD Productions and worked on stage with many artists such as:
Brothers Keepers, Ono, Laura Lopez,
Tenor, Tony Allen, Afrikun, Fetsum, 1884 Project, Sublevao Beat, Aloe Blacc,
Los Negros Soundsystem, Caligola (Manu Diao)-only to mention some-
that he formed the Horn Section called Machete Horns which has
successfully proved that they rock!
Congo´s projects are: