Novalima, a Latin alternative, Afro-Peruvian group is coming to the U.S. with intentions of making a name for themselves in the States. They are playing in New York on July 8 at Sounds Of Brazil. Their reggae, jazz, Latin and salsa beats make them a diverse group of musicians. The live band consists of 10 musicians while the official members are Rafael Morales, Grimaldo del Solar, Ramón Pérez-Prieto and Carlos Li Carrillo. Their new album, Karimba, has received praise from critics all over the country. Go to novalima.net for more information about their U.S. tour.
Novalima: ¡Viva La Peru!
—by Sara Fazio, July 4, 2012