Orquesta La Timbala
Tori played electric violin and flute in 13 piece Manchester based Cuban Roots group ‘La Timbala’ working alsongside Cuban and British musicians including Arturo Martinez and Annie Whitehead. Performances have included the ‘Africa Centre’, ‘National Theatre’, ‘Band on the Wall’, the Manchester and Bradford festivals, as well as dates in Scotland and the Drogheda Festival in Ireland. Featured on their debut CD ‘Bara y Akina’ in 2000
The band is to reunite in 2015 for the Manchester Jazz Festival featuring musicians from the UK and Cuba including the great Cuban rumbero, Santiago Garzón Rill, better known as Chaguito.