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Asalto Navideño: A PR X-mas in New York

Music from the FANIA Years with Spanish Harlem’s hottest group


w/special guests Fania All-Star Yomo Toro, King of the Cuatro, and Cortijo alum Sammy Ayala

Friday, December 28, two shows: 8 & 10 pm

204 Varick Street*

212.243.4990 or visit our website @ www.zondelbarrio.com*

Hear the hot salsa music from the Fania years alongside aguilnaldos, bombas & plenas.
The first 200 people will receive a free Fania music promo CD compilation “Que Viva La Salsa”

¡Sammy Ayala’s 75th Birthday!


SOB’S Concerts
& Aurora Communications invite you to celebrate:

¡Sammy Ayala’s 75th Birthday!
Friday, February 22, 2008

An original, co-founding member of Cortijo y su Combo, singer/songwriter Sammy Ayala was part of the first all-black orchestra featured over Puerto Rican television daily in 1954 ….. ten years BEFORE the civil rights act was signed into Congress in the U.S. Rafael Cortijo’s group fused the music of the great Antilles, crossing color and economic divides, to pave the way for the upbeat salsa music we enjoy today.

Active in his senior years, Sammy Ayala is a member of Zon del Barrio alongside Yomo Toro who will be celebrating Sammy’s birthday. Read their bios @ www.zondelbarrio.com.

Take a look, hear the music, and i’m sure you’ll agree that Sammy’s life makes for an inspirational evening.

204 Varick St @ W Houston

DIRECTIONS: IRT #1 Train to Houston St or IND Trains A B C D E F to West 4

Doors open at 6.00 pm Shows are at 8.00 pm & 10.00 pm
ADMISSION $12 FROM 6-8PM & $15.00 AFTER 8.00 PM