Genre: Latin / Salsa / Tropical
Location Los Angeles, California, US
Profile Views: 66993
Last Login: 12/9/2010
Member Since 3/6/2007
Type of Label Major
BioSon Mayor features 12 of L.A.’s hottest latin musicians playing a mixture of vintage latin and contemporary Cuban styles. The band was begun in 1988 by the Ortiz brothers. From humble beginnings, this musical family has made Son Mayor one of L.A.’s most sought-after salsa bands, opening for and playing alongside such greats as Chucho Valdez at the Hollywood Bowl; Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Los Van Van, Sonora Ponceña, Oscar D'León, El Canario, Ozomatli, and Los Muñequitos De Matanzas. In 2001, Son Mayor was invited by Jennifer Lopez to play at her wedding in Calabasas, California, performing before an exclusive audience. The band continues to perform for countless corporate events and special occasions, and can be heard in such well-known premier salsa clubs in L.A. and San Francisco as the Conga Room, the Century Club, Mama Juana's, Steven’s Steakhouse, and Granada. Not surprisingly, LA Weekly voted Son Mayor as "Best Salsa Band" in its annual Best of L.A edition. “Nothing makes us feel better than to see people enjoying our music and allowing us to come into their homes, nightclubs and lives. The music we make comes from our hearts, and is the very purpose of our endeavor – which is to create human bridges through music.” -Eddie Ortiz Musical Director. MEET SON MAYOR .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Members- Eddie Ortiz - Musical Director - Julian Ortiz - bass - Alfred "El Nino" Ortiz - percussion, vocals - Oscar Ortiz - piano - George Ortiz - timbales - Johnny Ortiz - percussion, vocal - Saul Marambio - lead vocals -Norell - lead vocals - Robert Quezada - trumpet - Javier Gonzalez - trumpet - Jeryl Johnston - piano - Eric Jorgensen - trombone - Frank Raveneau - percussion - Ron Segovia - saxophone, flute .. .......... ..........
InfluencesRumba Habana, Adalberto Alvarez y su Son, Oscar D'Leon, Manolito y su Trabuco, Ignacio Pinero y Septeto Nacional, Celia Cruz, Ray Barreto, Orquesta Reve, Beny More, and Roberto Faz.
Sounds LikeHARD DRIVING, IN-YOUR-FACE SALSA DANCE MUSIC
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