SummaryYERBABUENA (one word) is a group of individuals who come together to play the music that they love under the musical direction of singercomposer- musician Tato Torres. It is composed of musicians, singers and dancers from the New York City area, who share an intense passion for the musical traditions of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.
The last thing that will come to your mind while at a YERBABUENA event is that you're watching a show. It feels more like a cross between a jam in the park, a spiritual ceremony and a family reunion. They convey wholeness and harmony, and their music is moving beyond belief. The music they play is, by nature, participatory. Whether bomba, plena or música jíbara, it's all interactive. To witness their vibrant sounds and the deep joy that making music together gives them leaves the audience no choice but to join in the chorus or dance to the drums. After a YERBABUENA session, you'll be uplifted, tired, and happy.