|Contacting Hot Sugar
Caliente ~ "Hot Sugar"
The musical group Azucar Caliente, "Hot Sugar,"
was founded in 1994 and is made up of young musicians, graduates from the school of arts
in Cuba. Hot Sugar is characterized by its professionalism, vistuosity, and talent.
The repertory is based on popular dance music of all types
and all times, including salsa, rock and roll, reggae, soca, merengue, cha cha cha,
boleros, funk, and a strong does of jazz and latin jazz for occasional concerts.
The group also has space in its repertory for its own
creations, some of which are in a recent promotional video.
The group has developed its work in various nightclubs in
Cuba and abroad such as:
the Sea King salsa club in Toronto, Canada
various clubs in Varadero, Cuba
the Super Club hotel chain, Jamaica
Sol Melia hotels, Spain and abroad
Gilles Comeau show, St Gabriel de Brando, Quebec, Canada
Mi Salsa, Television Cubana
They have also appeared at various other clubs, radio
shows, and television shows in Cuba and Canada and have put on concerts in Cuba and
The group is made up of the following musicians:
- Luis Alberto Ballestero Suarez Drum set
- Joel Ignacio Beltran Cantero Piano
- Edgar Haedo Portales Keyboard
- Misael Caballerto Albarado Guitarist
- Leonardo Lopez Espinosa Base
- Joel Granda Sanchez Lead singer
- Tomas Ricardo de la Portilla Sound engineer
Carlos "Charley" Augusto Torres Rivera is the