The Last Mambo

The Last Mambo Community Screening Event
Join us October 18, 8pm at the California Jazz Conservatory for a special community screening event!

MILLENNIUM SALSA (2000 and Beyond)

1994 José Francisco Barroso ,Folklorist, Dancer, Drummer, Singer, Awo-comes the Bay Area from Havana Cuba where he was principal dancer and soloist with the Compania Folklorica Raices Profundas. Since his arrival in the United States, he has conducted master classes and workshops in the Yoruba, Congo and Haitian traditions at a number of different universities and settingsHe is an electrifying performer and founder of Obasoko, a dance company devoted to the development,creation and production of original choreographic works rooted in the  in the African Cuban folkloric music and dance tradition.

For more about Obasoko visit

See this video below of Jose Francisco Barroso dancing for Orisha Chango with Mike Spiro and Jorge Alabe Bataketu.

Uploaded 2013-08-19.