The Orton Park Festival celebrated its 53rd year, making it one of the oldest running music festivals in the country! Here’s an encore performance of the set by local Afro-Latin jazz band Acoplados performing at the festival on Saturday August 25.
Madison’s has its own Latin jazz super duo, Acoplados. Band leader, vocalist and cojon player Juan Tomas Martinez has toured the globe with Canteca de Macao, while guitarist Richard Hildner Armacanqui has studied and toured with Paul Jeffreys, best known as Thelonious Monk’s saxophonist, and with Juan “Cotito” Medrano. Acoplados joins Eight O’Clock Buzz host […]