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Monsieur Perine Perform NPR ‘Tiny Desk Concert’, Announce Tour

By 04 March, 2016

Kick off your weekend with this “Tiny Desk Concert” featuring Monsieur Periné, who announced a U.S. West Coast tour for May in support of its breakthrough album Caja De Musica. The group won a 2015 Latin GRAMMY award for “Best New Artist” last fall.

 The band’s sophomore album Caja de Musica was produced by Eduardo Cabra, also known as Visitante from Puerto Rican group Calle 13. The album also features vocal guests like Ruben Albarran from Mexican rock legends Cafe Tacuba and Dominican star Vicente Garcia.

Rooted in gypsy jazz music and celebrating Django Reinhardt, Monsieur Periné‘s fresh style adds a variety of Latin elements to the mix. While incorporating genres like cumbia, son, bolero, tango and samba, the band also performs with traditional South American instruments like the charango and bandoneon.Watch the NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert, which features MAKU Soundsystem’s sax and clarinet player, Isaiah Richardson Jr, and trombone player Robert Stringerhere, and see their tour dates on Facebook.
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