Sound Culture presents: Angel Melendez Orchestra Tribute to “El Cantante” Hector Lavoe
“Dia De Reyes” Concert by Grammy nominee Angel Melendez & Su Orquesta featuring Cuatrista Fabian Saldana ‘Las Manos de Oro”
Latin Dance lesson by Latin Street Dance Academy & Dj Papichulo spins Salsa, Bachata & Tropical rhythms!
Angel is a composer, arranger, instructor and trombonist. After witnessing a performance by his cousin Carlos Rexach with Orquesta “La Solucion”, Angel decided to pursue his musical career. As one of the most recognized musicians in Chicago, he leads the most popular Latin bands locally. The 21 piece 911 MAMBO Orchestra, Orquesta ARALLUE, Orquesta ANGELLE & Tributo LAVOE are widely recognized and move people to dance wherever they perform.
Angel’s bands play an array of Latin music from the modern tropical sounds of today ranging from Salsas, Boleros & Cha Cha Chas to the most traditional hard hitting Mambo of the 50’s. The bands play original arrangements by Angel Melendez and the music of Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Rodriguez, Perez Prado and FANIA records.
Angel Melendez has been a musical director and arranger for some of the world’s most renowned Salsa artists including Danilo Perez, Jimmy Bosch, Andy Montañez, Ismael Miranda, Luigi Texidor, Adalberto Santiago, Cheo Feliciano, The Singers of the Apollo Sound (Tito Cruz, Sammy Gonzalez & Papo Sanchez), Frankie Ruiz, Eddie Santiago, Lalo Rodriguez, Luisito Carrión, Hector Tricoche, Tito Allen & Johnny Rivera among others.