CocoLoco Music (CLM) is the friendly, independent agency originally set up in 1994 by Flora de Gales to produce and promote some of the UK's best Salsa and Latin Jazz bands. 

It now acts as booking agent, with tour management,  for top UK and international artists playing across the spectrum of contemporary jazz, world music, blues, soul and funk.

Stay tuned for forthcoming tours from:

 

¤ Sensational singer-songwriter JACQUI DANKWORTH 

Highly acclaimed 3rd solo album 'Back to You' has hit Top 10 Jazz charts on iTunes/Amazon

New album coming soon!!

"Mellow, soulful voice...imaginative, moving and adventurous with material and technique.....one of the classiest acts in British jazz singing." The Guardiann

Recent tour dates have included New York's famous Russian Tea Rooms  

where Jacqui performed with the legendary Marvin Hamlisch

Headlining gig at Brecon Jazz Festival on Sat 7 August SOLD OUT!!

Other tour dates are listed on Jacqui's Gigs Page

¤  Vibrant Brazilian singer MONICA VASCONCELOS

Singer-songwriter Mônica 'the cool curator of Brazilian magic'' (Nigel Williamson/Guardian) can be heard on her 6th album 'Hih': 'a wonderful mix of Brazilian jazz grooves' (BBC Radio 3)

A new album  - 'Vintage Brazil' - will be released soon 

¤  Virtuoso fusion jazz guitarist CHRIS ALLARD

First choice guitarist of Jacqui Dankworth and other top artists

Highly acclaimed debut album - Open Spaces - with own exhilarating band

 featuring Aussie sax tornado Brandon Allen

Next London gig at Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho on Monday 27 September

This event will be recorded LIVE (audio + vid), so be part of the action!!

¤ Great singer/songwriter/keyboardist CHARLIE WOOD 

Memphis-born Charlie - who has toured with legendary blues guitarist Albert King and other

luminaries - is now based in the UK, receiving a rapturous reception wherever he performs.

¤ He now performs regularly with Jacqui Dankworth in a Betty Carter/Ray Charles-style duet 

¤  'BanglAfroLatinJazz' outfit LOKKHI TERRA

Latest project from keyboard maestro/composer Kishon Khan, and his top flight musicians from the World Music scene,  fusing Bengali Folk with funky Afro-Cuban grooves to dazzling effect on debut album 'No Visa Required'. A new album is due for release in May.

¤ Recently returned from hugely successful tour at top venues in Bangladesh 

¤  Latin-blues star TINO GONZALES

'A Latin gem' - BB King. 

New album soon with 'Princess of The Blues' ZORA YOUNG

 ¤ US Classic Soul legend LEON WARE

New album 'Moon Ride' on Stax/Concord label. 

Played to a packed house at exclusive UK gig at Jazz Café LONDON

¤  High energy nu-Latino groove band MANTECA

Led by sassy Colombian singer MARTHA ACOSTA and Argentinian bassist DON FIORA

Playing regularly at London's 606 Club and Quaglino's

 ¤  Afro-Latin specialists GRUPO LOKITO

 Exuberant multinational band fusing Congolese rhythms and sounds with Cuban salsa

Check out the new website of:

 ¤ Top percussionist GABRIEL NUZZOLI 

For further info, please email Flora at CocoLoco Music

CLM  represents other excellent bands including: 

 MOTIMBA     Osibisa     Balangandan   

A selection of  these can now be found on this site. Others are being added.

Each band's page will eventually include sample tracks/vids  

on a new website to be created soon.

We hope you like our music!

CCCocoLoco Music, PO Box 7592, London NW4 2JD, UK

email: flora@cocolocomusic.demon.co.uk 

Tel: 44 (0) 20 8203 4185


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