Jimmy Fontanez
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Jimmy Fontanez

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"Latin Beat Magazine"

"Alex Torres and Los Reyes Latinos have just released a single, Black Mamba, from their forthcoming fifth CD, Elementos (WEPA Records), due out July 20. I must tell you that this instrumental single, which starts off with a bongo solo by Jimmy Fontanez, is phat, sizzling, and elegant." - Vicki Sola

"Kevin Hendricks"

Scratch Mine Scratch Yours: A collaboration with master percussionist Jimmy Fontanez yielded this funky groove. With the rhythm Jimmy layed, the groove could'nt miss. - kevinhendricks.com

"Los Ciegos Del Barrio"

Jimmy is an absolutely talented and skilled musician. - losciegosdelbarrio.com

"Support Blind Musicians"

Jimmy is freaking amazing
-Lachi - supportblindmusicians.com

"Independent Music Awards Finalist 2009"

Independent Music Awards Finalist 2009 - MRG


Still working on that hot first release.



Independent Music Awards 09 winner Jimmy Fontanez, an NYC multi-instrumentalist with Grammy nominated album credits under his belt, has been dubbed 'master percussionist' by Latin music industry peers.

Apart from having performed internationally with Project Troubadour, he has also had the honor of sharing the stage with the infamous Tito Puente as well as Andy Montañez, a well-known salsa vocalist who has acknowledged Jimmy’s vocal prowess.

Jimmy is often featured with the well established NYC latin band, Los Ciegos Del Barrio, critically acclaimed pop/rock NYC songstress Lachi.

Fontanez earned a certificate in Audio Engineering in 1990 from the Institute of Audio Research and has extensive experience with audio recording and engineering. His mastery of percussion, vocal manipulation, composition and audio engineering culminated in the creation of a cappella master pieces such as “Mi Salsa Vocal.”

Mi Salsa Vocal is made up solely of vocal instrumentation with minimal audio processing manipulation