Orquesta TamBoricua

Orquesta TamBoricua

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TamBoricua is Atlanta’s premier Latin Dance band. They have taken the Afro-Puerto Rican rhythms of bomba and plena, along with some salsa, merengue and Latin jazz, to give a show that is guaranteed to make you dance!

Biography

This is a group of 11 young musicians from Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Colombia, and the United States. They have extensive education and experience, having between them four Masters of Music degrees, two Bachelors of Music degrees, and decades of experience performing and teaching in Atlanta, the Southeast and Puerto Rico.

With over seven years performing in Atlanta, they have opened for Gilberto Santa Rosa, Victor Manuelle, Oscar D'Leon, Joe Arroyo, Los Van Van, and Rey Ruiz. They have been part of the Post Party events for the Poncho Sanchez and Marc Anthony Concerts. They have participated at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Music Midtown, the National Black Arts Festival, and Milwaukee's SummerFest, the world's largest music festival. TamBoricua also performed at the first Atlanta Salsa Congress in 2005, and have traveled outside of Georgia to South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, Alabama and Wisconsin.

Their repertoire includes hits from Hector Lavoe, El Gran Combo and Juan Luis Guerra, songs that TamBoricua performs in their own unique style. The press has called TamBoricua 'one of the best Latin bands in Georgia' and 'a group of international caliber'.

TamBoricua hopes to continue on growing and entertaining audiences in Atlanta, the United States and Puerto Rico. Thank you for your support!

Set List

TamBoricua plays salsa, merengue, bomba, plena, and Latin jazz. Some of their songs are originals, while others have been interpreted by artists such as:

Tito Puente
Eddie Palmieri
Pete 'El Conde' Rodríguez
Héctor Lavoe
Rubén Blades
Plena Libre
Los Pleneros del Quinto Olivo
Ismael Rivera
Juan Luis Guerra y 4:40
Elvis Crespo
Manny Manuel
Los Hermanos Rosario
Los Sabrosos del Merengue
Grupo Mania
Gilberto Santa Rosa
Jimmy Bosch
Bobby Valentin
Ismael Miranda
Celia Cruz
Andy Montanez
El Gran Combo
Oscar D'Leon
La Sonora Ponceña
Marvin Santiago
Frankie Ruiz
Ray Barretto