Nana Y La Esencia, headed by the powerful vocals of Nana Clara, are a group of seasoned musicians playing Cuban dance music combining salsa, timba, rumba, son and much more. Esencia means “essence” in Spanish and together they encapsulate the essence of London and the Latin scene in London. This daring group of musicians are ready to hit the stage and get the audience up and dancing non-stop. Nana y La Esencia met on London’s vibrant Latin scene and the band’s members have performed across the UK and internationally at events including Glastonbury, WOMAD, Big Chill and Secret Garden Festivals and have shared the stage with artists as diverse as Concha Buika, Calle 13, Lilly Allen and others. They are not only a pleasure to watch and listen to, this band will have you swinging your hips in no-time.
Sax • Flute • Piano • Vocals