"The Abanico is a distinctive roll played by the Timbale player to signal the beginning of a new section of music... often with a higher dynamic level" 
Tito Puente & Jim Payne, 2000

"...the abanico is played with a personal approach by each player..." 
Ed Uribe, 1996.

The Abanico Salsa team is a group of dedicated Salseros who are eager to share the energy and enthusiasm they feel for Salsa with as many students as possible.

We chose the name "Abanico" as it reflects the high levels of energy and fun that we bring to all of our classes and the individuality of our teachers...