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For information about schedules, services for any social event such as weddings, birthdays/private parties or other matters call the phone numbers below:
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Attention Band Leaders:  If you want a photo or schedule of your band to appear on this page, please email the photo and/or schedule to Jeff Shirey

Note to Readers:  Write-ups are provided by the bandleaders.


ALOAMERICAS LATIN ORCHESTRA

Booking Agent
Kenny Kovach
412-216-0176

ALO (Americas Latin Orchestra), founded in 2007, evolved from the great bands Algo Latino and Latin Impulse, enjoyed for years by dancers and listeners alike. These singers and musicians now continue to entertain Latin music lovers with even more dynamic and challenging material.

Featuring internationally known artists and Grammy award winning arrangers, ALO is equally at home performing for the dance audience as well as entertaining on the concert stage. With a mixture of classic and modern repertoire, ALO is widely appealing to all audiences.

Dedicated to the performance and enrichment of Latin Music and Dance Culture, ALO shows consistently sizzle with energy and excitement. ALO’s unsurpassed five piece horn section take audiences to the edge on Salsa or Merengue, and lends a sexy, sassy feeling to Bolero and Cha Cha. The six piece rhythm section provides a driving force for this powerful ensemble. Add classic and sultry vocals and harmonies to the mix, and you have the signature sound that defines Americas Latin Orchestra!


Azucar's Indira

AZUCAR

Booking Agent
Joe Herndon

joe_herndon@hotmail.com
724-502-4255

Azucar is made of some of Pittsburgh's top freelance musicians with a beautifully talented knockout singer Indira Corales fronting the band.  Indira grew up in Chile and has the music in her bones. Having played hundreds of concerts and dances over the past 5 years Azucar always can be counted on to deliver every time.

Azucar released their first self-titled album in 2006 which consisted of 9 originals and one cover tune.  Azucar was also featured on the WQED 2005 Christmas Show "Live from Studio A" as well as several print articles.  Azucar is a full service Latin dance band playing the following styles: Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Cha Cha Cha, Bachata, Latin Jazz, Rhumba, Bolero, and others.

Members of the band have played with such legendary musicians as Wynton Marsalis, Tony Bennett, the Temptations, and have opened for national acts such as Cuban Trumpet great Arturo Sandoval!


GUARACHA

Booking Agent
Miguel Sague III
mulatocubano2004@yahoo.com
412-377-1025 or
412-266-6876

Guaracha is one of Pittsburgh's all-time greatest Salsa bands. They perform Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Bachata, Bolero, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Rhumba, Plena, Bomba, Aguinaldo, and even Latin Jazz and Samba, as well as originals in several of these styles. Guaracha has recently appeared at venues such as The Altar Bar, The Shadow Lounge, First Night, Latin American Caribbean Festival, and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Guaracha performed two years in a row for the Institute for Shipboard Education on their Seminar at Sea tours through Latin America! Guaracha Latin Dance Band ignites the stage with HOT, authentic, Latin music for you to dance to! Often they even conduct Salsa Workshops at the show.


   
     
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