Israel Morales

ISRAEL MORALES (drums) Born in Ciego de Ávila, Morales studied at José White of Camagüey Conservatory, and earned first place in percussion at the International Percussion Festival, directed by Giraldo Piloto Barreto. He has played with Klimax, Orchestra Salsa Mayor...

Jorge Gómez

Jorge Gómez

Jorge Gómez (Music and Lyrics) Havana-born Jorge Gómez graduated from La ENA (Escuela Nacional de Arte), Cuba's premier music conservatory. As a pianist in Cuba, Gómez performed with artists such as Bobby Carcassés, Charanga Latina, Angel Quintero and Beatriz...

Leandro González

LEANDRO GONZÁLEZ (congas, vocals) Gonzalez was born in Havana and studied music at Manuel Saumell Music School, the Amadeo Roldán Conservatory and The Institute of the Arts (I.S.A.). He has played with Banda Nacional de Conciertos, Grupo Strike (with which he traveled...

Luis Beltran

LUIS ERNESTO BELTRAN (saxophone, flute) Born in Consolación del Sur in the Pinar del Río, Beltran graduated from La ENA (Escuela Nacional de Arte). He has worked with the Tropicana All Stars and Willy Chirino. He arrived in the United States in 2004 and joined Tiempo...

Michel Ruíz Garcia

MICHEL RUÍZ GARCIA (trumpet) Originally from Havana, Garcia graduated from La Escuela de Música Alejandro García Caturla and the Amadeo Roldán Conservatory. He played with Arnaldo y su Talismán, Nicolas Sirgado y su Conexión Salsera, Mayte Perez y la Frontera, Havana...

Tiempo Libre

Tiempo Libre

One of the hottest Latin bands today, the band is equally at home in concert halls, jazz clubs, festival stages and dance venues, this group is celebrated for its sophisticated tropical music featuring an irresistible, exhilarating mix of jazz harmonies, contemporary...

Wilber Rodríguez

WILBER RODRÍGUEZ GUERRA (bass, vocals) Rodriguez Guerra was born in Sancti Spiritus and graduated from La ENA (Escuela Nacional de Arte). In Cuba he played with Carlos Manuel, Los Angeles de la Habana, Entre Otros, and in the U.S. he has performed with Álvaro Torres,...

Xavier Mili Saint-Ives

XAVIER MILI SAINT-IVES (lead vocals) Saint-Ives hails from Havana and studied at Manuel Saumell Music School. He has played with Lou Bega, Christian Habekost, Cuban Timba All-Stars, El Pikete, Manolin “El Médico de la Salsa," Tony Sucar, Pepito Gomez and Salsa Verde. ...

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