Lead by Grammy Nominated percussionist Danny Howard (2016), Contrabanda is one of Chicago's hottest Latin ensembles. Playing everything from Latin Boogaloo to Brazilian Jazz to Latin Jazz to Salsa. 
We can provide an evenings entertainment in any setting. We aim to enjoy ourselves which should make for a great night's entertainment.


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YouTube Channel 

Here is Contrabanda's YouTube Channel. Check it out. Let us know what you think. Thanks for looking.


Video Shoot 

Well Saturday Novemeber 2nd, 2013 saw Contrabanda shoot and record four songs for video and audio publication. We had a blast at Spare Parts Music Space with Mike Bruno and Andrew Morris. We hope to have some tracks available for you soon. Watch this space.

Thanks to all concerned;


Trumpet      Shane Jonas
Tenor           Joshua Shapiro
Trombone   Rich Lapka
Baritone      Joshua Therriault
Piano           Mark Nelson
Bass             Brett Benteler
Drums         Jean Leroy
Congas      Danny Howard


Sandra Antongiorgi
William Gomez

Audio Engineer     Mike Bruno
Videographer        Andrew Morris


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