7 piece band formed by Grammy nominee musical director Angel Melendez to pay tribute to FANIA music legend Hector Lavoe “El Cantante de los Cantantes”.
This group draws crowds to remember the golden era of traditional Salsa music created by Willie Colon and sung by Hector Lavoe.
Their repertoire includes: Mi Abuelita, Alejate, Que Lio, Todo Tiene su Final, Piraña, Juana Peña, Mi Gente, Periódico de Ayer, Ausencia, Loco, La Fama, Te Conozco, Aguanile, Señora Lola, Rompe Saraguey, Paraiso Dulzura, Soñando Despierto & Juanito Alimaña, among many others.
For a Biography on Grammy nominee musical director Angel Melendez go to Angel Melendez & 911 Mambo Bio.
Angel Melendez' Tribute to El Cantante has performed at The Los Angeles Salsa Congress 2010, The Laval (Montreal) Salsa Festival 2009 & 2010, Latin Street Salsa Congreso 2008 & 2009, Chicago Summer Dance 2010, among numerous venues in Chicago.
Angel's Tribute to El Cantante plays often at Chicago's best music venues. You can often see them perform during Live Salsa Sundays @ The Cubby Bear.