Salsa Celtica’s fusion of Scottish and Irish traditional music with all the Latin American elements of salsa has taken them and their music all over the world. In the last ten years the group has been a hit equally at major celtic, jazz, world music and salsa festivals. Their albums have topped the New York and L.A. salsa charts and European world music charts, the band has been nominated for folk music awards and appeared as themselves in a feature film.Their lineup combines some of Scotland and Ireland’s most exciting traditional musicians mixed with a stellar group of world, jazz and salsa musicians from the U.K. and Latin America. Salsa Celtica’s stunning combination of virtuosity and energy has made them one of the most exciting groups on the world music circuit today.
Started in Edinburgh and Glasgow in 1995 Salsa Celtica has gone on to invent their own genre and then take it around the world and back again to critical and public acclaim.The group has released four studio albums, most recently “El Camino” also to critical and public acclaim. The release of the live Salsa Celtica cd album ” En Vivo En El Norte” marks the beginning of the 15 year anniversary celebrations.
“This unique group is a dynamic force on the world music scene” Songlines UK.
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