Behind the scenes of Rodrigo y Gabriela’s big-band orchestrations

In advance of its new album with a 13-piece Cuban big band, Rodrigo y Gabriela has announced US tour dates that run through April and into May. The album, Area 52, was recorded with in Cuba with the orchestra known as CUBA, and it features a few other well-known guests in the way of drummer John Tempesta (The Cult, Testament, White Zombie), sitarist Anoushka Shankar, and drummer Samuel Formell (Los Van Van).

In advance of the album’s release on January 24 via ATO Records, check out the trailer below and band’s newly posted tour dates.

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