Joe "Killer Joe" Falero - Percussionist, Composer, Producer & DJ Joe was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico. He is the charismatic bandleader of the Joe Falero Band and DC Latin Jazz All Stars, which were formed in 2004 in Washington, DC after Joe moved from New York City to the DC area. After arriving in DC, he began playing with different local bands. He did this for almost 6 years, showing his skills on bongos, congas, timbales and vocals. Joe is known for his showmanship, great technique and spectacular solos. He is an excellent band leader who strives to get the best out of his fellow musicians; this is manifested through his desire to always do something original in every show. The Joe Falero Band and DC-Latin Jazz All-Stars are bands that reflect Joe's ability to blend different styles of Latin music like Mambo, Salsa, Cha-Cha, Rumba, Cumbia, Bolero, Salsa in English and Latin Jazz. Joe Falero has won three Stuck on Salsa Awards, and released a new CD, "Latin Flavor", in 2010. At this time, Joe is believed to be the only Bandleader/DJ in Washington DC metro area. Joe Falero is the host, DJ, Programmer and Producer of the show "SOY BORICUA", every Saturday from 11am until 2pm., live on WSER dB Salsa Empire radio "Where Salsa Rules". Joe is also known as (AKA) "DJ Killer Joe Falero", and is a master DJ in Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Regueton, and also in Oldies and Goodies, the great music from the 60's, 70's & 80's. He has won "The Major League Salsa DJ Award", and has performed as a DJ or with his band in many venues, like "The Kennedy Center", "The Washington Convention Center", the "Lincoln Theater", the "Merryweather Post Pavilion", the "Rosslyn Spectrum Theater", the "Patterson Theater", the "Maryland Live Casino", the "Horseshoe Casino", the "Calle 8 Festival" and many other locations on the East Coast of United States and Puerto Rico.
Percussionist, Composer, Producer & DJ
The Gamez Band is a music group founded on 2019, integrated by relatives of Mr. Kike Gamez, the singer for 37 years of the famous Peruvian music band, Los Pasteles Verdes. Using this experience, Mr. Gamez knows how to ensure all presentations are highly professional and enjoyable for the public attending the band's performances. His son, Romy Gamez, is the producer, arranger, composer and main singer for the band. Polin Alfaro is the musical director, while playing the saxophone as well. The Gamez Band specializes in performing various hit classics from different genre but in the English and Spanish ROCK tradition. Our mission is to interact with our fans and satisfy their musical requests at every show! The band has brought its show to various States of the US, as well as serving as the opening act of recognized international artists, such as Alberto Plaza, Nito Mestre, Piero Caramelo de Cianuro, among others. Currently, the band is at their own studio, producing seven tracks, being supported by other local and international artists.
Rochi was born and raised in Lima-Peru. She has been an athlete since 8 years old in national track, tennis and swimming. Her journey in fitness started mid 90’s during her college years. While continuing competitive in several sports, as group instructor and entrepreneur she also became national aerobic champion and world competitor in fitness. Since 2010 Zumba has been her passion and she has been dedicated to perform and organize free community events and also many Zumba fundraising events for local non profit organizations like Special Olympics, Autism awareness, St Jude’s children’s hospital and more. Rochi brings her experience, passion, happiness, friendly energy and love to every Zumba class always with an intention. Feeling and sharing the love and energy in the present, connecting with every participant, admiring their faces and smiles had created an amazing strong RochiB community that follows and believes in her purpose and calling in life: loving, living life and giving LOVE, LIVE, GIVE #lovelivegive
My name is Jose "Pescue" Aviles. I am from Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. l specialize on landscape, music-concert, event, and candid photography. I am a member of Professional Photographers of America and currently enrolled at the New York Institute of Photography.
I have photographed artists and bands such as: La Sonora Ponceña, Puerto Rican Power, Josemar y su Yambú, Jose Alberto “El Canario”, Rey Ruiz, and many more artists.
I was the main photographer at the 5th Puerto Rican Parade in Orlando, Florida representing my hometown of Cabo Rojo as we celebrated its 250 year anniversary. At the time, I had the opportunity to work with various well known Puerto Rican artists such as Andrés Jimenez, Iris Chacón and many others.
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