Grupo Aye on BackStage Pass | Ep. 717

Jul 11, 2016

Grand Rapids-based group brings salsa to JazzFest 2015 with “Mama Kiyelele” and more. WATCH NOW

Grand Rapids-based Grupo Ayé brings a high energy salsa influence to the 2015 Lansing JazzFest stage. Their infectious sound features brass, vocals, piano, bongos, drums, and more. Songs include: “Mama Kiyelele,” “Guajiro de Corazon,” and “Llego` la Banda.”

Recorded at Lansing JazzFest 2015 in the capital city's historic Old Town district.

Watch at video.wkar.org following the broadcast.

Ep. 717 first air 7/20/16.

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