About me

Alberto Limonta Perez was born in Havana, Cuba. He trained in: Percussion Popular: salsa, son, mozambique, timba, pilon, cha cha cha, merengue etc.; Dance: salsa, rueda de casino, son, danzon, cha cha cha; Afro Cuban Folklorica: Yoruba, Arara, bata drums percussion, dance and chants; Congo, Yuka, Makuta, conga percussion, dance and chants; Afro Cuban Rumba: Guaguanco, Yambu, Columbia, conga and cahon percussion, dance and vocals. Limon, as he is called amongst other professionals, has spent his musical career of over 30 years first in Cuba, performing as a folkloric and popular dancer as well as establishing himself as a percussionist & vocalist. His areas of expertise are the percussion and dance styles of rumba, afro-Cuban folkloric tradition and the popular styles of salsa. Highly regarded in Cuba, he was a percussionist, chorus and solo vocalist with the legendary Havana rumba group Clave y Guaguanco. He is an experienced music director, composer and choreographer. Living in Brighton on the south coast of the UK, 2004-2010. He played with and taught many UK musicians and was a full time working percussionist,DJ, salsa dancer and teacher. Limon's projects in the UK were Limon y Sentimiento Latino, playing latin jazz in and around Brighton and the South of UK. Most of the music is original compositions and arrangements by Limon. His second project was the Cuban Trio Cubaneando playing traditional Cuban music. He also played with DeLatinSound and Afroson in London. From 2010 to the present Limon lives in Fredericksburg,Va on the East Coast US near Washington DC. Here he is again playing danceable Latin Jazz with his new band SABOR AFROCUBANO and teaching Afrocuban Salsa. www.limon-afrocuba.com www.saborafrocubano.com