Shirma Rouse and Lilian Vieira in the theater
Singer Shirma Rouse, from January 11, touring along the Dutch theatres. Rouse, known for The Voice of Holland, forms a trio with singer and percussionist Gianna Tam and Lilian Vieira of Zuco 103.
In their musical performance of ‘ The Soul of Spanish Harlem, they work together with drummer Lucas van Merwijk and his Music machine. The direction is in the hands of Titus Tiel Groenestege.
Central in the show is the music from the neighborhood of Spanish Harlem in New York, such as salsa, soul, latin jazz, gospel and hip-hop. The emphasis in the show is the music from the fifties, sixties and seventies when, respectively, mambo, boogaloo and salsa at their peak.
The tour starts in Schouwburg Cuijk and ends the 18th of march in Dordrecht. Prior to the tour, the musicians and singers in november the studio for the recording of a cd belonging to the program. On the album come in songs like Spanish Harlem, Fever, I Like it Like That, At The y, and Harlem Nocturne.