On November 26, Richard was awarded the 2012 SACEM Grand Prix in Paris! Watch this video to see parts of his on-stage performance and listen to his acceptance speech.
This Tuesday and Wednesday, June 12-13, Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano are playing at the Zinc Bar in NYC. Find details more here .
Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano in Japan May 10 – 16 2012! Inspired by the shared heritage, rich folkloric and traditional music of West Africa and Cuba, Richard creates a new hybrid, and the crowd goes wild. This photo, with special guest dancer Kazunori Kumagai, taken by by Takuo Sato.
New tour dates posted here . New band: Mandekan Cubano. New album, “Bonafied,” in production, scheduled for February 2013 release. New photo by Michael Weintrob. Life is good!
Richard Bona, Mike Stern, Bob Francheschini, and Dave Weckl! On tour through Europe July 1-19 2012!! Tour dates here .