Angel Melendez & The 911 Mambo Orchestra


GRAMMY nominated & Independent Music Awards winner 21 piece MAMBO Orchestra. Playing the best in traditional Latin Music. From yesterday's mambos to the high powered Salsa of today. Powerful, romantic and energetic!

911 Mambo Orchestra plays an array of Latin music from the modern tropical sounds of today to the most traditional hard hitting Mambo of the 50’s. The bands play original arrangements by Angel Melendez and the music of Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Rodriguez, Perez Prado and FANIA.


Angel Melendez has played at the most prestigious Chicago venues like: The Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago’s Millennium Park Opening Ceremonies 2004, The Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, The House of Blues, The Taste of Chicago, Chicago SummerDance, The Field Museum, Viva Chicago, Fiestas Boricuas, Chicago International Salsa Congress in 2002 & 2004, Goose Island International Outdoor Fest, MLB Pepsi Park 2003 & Chicago Tribune’s Rock the River Fest.

Angel Melendez has been a musical director and arranger for some of the world’s most renowned Salsa artists including Andy Montañez, Ismael Miranda, Adalberto Santiago, Cheo Feliciano, The Singers of the Apollo Sound (Tito Cruz, Sammy Gonzalez & Papo Sanchez), Frankie Ruiz, Eddie Santiago, Lalo Rodriguez, Luisito Carrión, Hector Tricoche, Tito Allen & Johnny Rivera among others.

The Band has played for countless events in Chicago for the last 12 years.... including many church events and Christian fundraisers.

Since its release in February of 2004, the CD has played in 170 radio stations in 40 states in the United States. It is also playing in 4 radio stations in Canada, 1 station in Bogotá, Colombia and 1 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Angel Meléndez’ music is playing on all six Latin music major markets including New York, Miami, Chicago, New Orleans, Denver & Los Angeles, not to mention Houston, Seattle & Oregon. Some of the radios stations in those major markets include All About Jazz, WDNA, WBEZ, WWOZ, KUVO & DMX Music.

Angel Melendez & The 911 Mambo Orchestra


                                             Si Una Vez          A Gozar Timbero           Besame Mucho 

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