Papa Mambo

Papa Mambo

Created by Chilean-born classical guitarist Rodrigo Muñoz in 1989, Winnipeg's Papa Mambo started out as a spirited party band and soon became recognized as one of the most skillful, exciting and important innovators in Canada's Latin music scene. This freewheeling 11 piece band has always emphasized great playing and inspired arrangements. Their diverse array of jazz-inflected Latin rhythms and progressive musical ideas promises a performance full of hot solos, driving ensemble work, and tempo-shifting dance-floor madness.  Papa Mambo is Latin music at its most modern and exciting.

As soon as you mention Papa Mambo people immediately react with excitement, the band's been around since the early nineties and has been providing high caliber music and performances onstage, radio, tv and on their CDs to delighted audiences, Papa Mambo is a Latin Jazz ensemble made up of 11 of some of Winnipeg's most sought after musicians, under the leadership of the charismatic Rodrigo Muñoz the band delivers the goods each time they play. Papa Mambo celebrated its 20th anniversary during the summer of 2009.

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