Armando Vidal, drummer/percussionist/singer was born in Holguin in the east of Cuba and graduated from the Havana Conservatory (E.N.A. ) in 1992 as a classical and Cuban music Percussion player. With his soulful and virtuoso playing, he plays not only in almost every authentic Latin and Latin jazz band in The Netherlands, but he also toured in Italy, Great Britain, Israel, Hungary and the USA with international artists. He is also a very talented singer, and his own album - feat. Dave Valentín - is in the making.

Singer, pianist, bassist, trombonist and percussionist Alberto Caicedo was born in Guapi, Colombia. His musical interest started to develop at the age of 10, playing with the kids from the neighborhood. In 1996 Alberto Caicedo decided to move to Cali the salsa capital, where he took part in numerous salsa and folklore projects. In 2000 Alberto took the decision to emigrate to Europe, looking for new musical challenges. Throughout his musical career he has traveled international destinations including Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Spain, France, Germany, Benelux, Italy, Aruba, Curacao, Poland and Kazakhstan, and preformed with artists like  David Pavon, Roberto Blades, Frankie Vasquez, Nils Fischer & Timbazo, Marco Borsato, Mario Rivera “Mayito”, Cubop City Big Band, Willie Cólon and  Cheo Feliciano. Alberto’s debut CD is ‘La Voz De Colombia’. His second CD will be released in 2012.

New York, Puerto Rico. He studied in New York and played as a freelance musician different bands. In 1982 he left to Europe. After a couple of years working in France, he arrived in The Netherlands. He recorded with among others the famous dutch artists Mathilde Santing, Gerard Joling, Piet Veerman en Renee Froger. He toured with the Glenn Miller Orchestra in Europe and Japan. Joe Rivera is member of  Saoco, Timbazo, Rumbatá, Mariachi Tierra Caliente, The Cubop City Big Band, The New Cool Collective Big Band, Samba Salad and the John West Orchestra (Munich).

Armando Vidal
Yerman Aponte
Alberto Caicedo
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Joe Rivera
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One of Venezuela's foremost bass players, Yerman Aponte, bridges the genres of jazz, latin, funk and world music easily. Already as a youngster, he performed with many top-notch artists in Venezuela. Later, he continued to work with  international artists, among others Paquito de Rivera, Al Di Meola & Chucho Valdez. Since 2001, He resides in the Netherlands where he has the continued pleasure to perform with countless national and international artists.Yerman has performed on many prestigious Jazz festivals in  Venezuela, North America & Europe. Yerman Aponte endorses Utrera Custom basses.

Trumpet player Amik Guerra was born in Havana, Cuba, where he also grew up and studied at  ”Escuela Nacional de Instructores de Arte”. Since 1994 he resides in Europe, he is travelling all-over the world with top orchestras like Afro Cuban Allstars, Italuba, Mercado Negro and Buena Vista Social Club. Amik definitely is one of the most prominent jazz and Latin trumpeters around. 

The young trombone-virtuoso/singer Pablo Martínez Hernández from Murcia, Spain, played on countless festivals worldwide and he has won many jazz competitions already: Entre Cuerdas y Metales, Getxo Int. Jazz Competition, Francisco Salzillo" (Spain) & best soloist at Int. Big Band Competition Hoofddorp (Holland). He is known for his unique combination of Jazz, Flamenco and Cuban music, which he all loves equally.

Pablo Martínez
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Amik Guerra
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