[ cuban jazz combo ]

Formed in August 2003 by reedman Paul VornHagen and conguero Alberto Nacif, Tumbao Bravo has released five critically acclaimed CDs of mostly original compositions that have been featured on all the major jazz public radio stations throughout the United States.   Winner of the 2005, 2007 and 2013 Detroit Music Awards for Best Jazz Recording and Best World Music Band, this combo has performed at all the major Michigan jazz/music festivals including Detroit, Michigan, Lansing, Birmingham, Raisin River, Great Lakes Folk, Blissfest, Wheatland Dance and Ann Arbor to name a few.

… each band member brings a high level of comfort and experience with Afro Cuban music…a colorful and exciting repertoire …”

Chip Boaz

Latin Jazz Corner

Upcoming shows

  • 07/16/24 Flint, MI at JAZZ ON WHEELS Cancelled
  • 07/18/24 Toledo, Ohio at Toledo Botanical Garden
  • 07/19/24 Dexter, MI at Rancho Tranquilico

Full Calendar

For Bookings or other inquiries contact:

Paul VornHagen 734-395-1576 or
email: pvornhagen@aol.com