Have you ever attended "Salsa Under the Stars?" Over 300 dancers from 2 to 94 years old! A free event like you've never experienced!
Ah! Don't forget your dancing shoes! Check our schedule for our 4 downtown San Diego Salsa Under the Stars locations!
- No job is too big or too small for the consummate ensemble of performers in the Manny Cepeda Orchestra. By drawing from his world-class background in musical study (as well as from years of international touring experience) Manny Cepeda writes, arranges, and performs his genre-bending brand of Latin instrumentation.
Besides his decades-long dedication to percussion and the experimental harmonies of Latin jazz, Manny Cepeda is also expertly-versed in a wide variety of styles.
- Whether your next outdoor event needs some live merengue to encourage dancing or your next private gathering calls for some smooth and sophisticated salsa, the Manny Cepeda Orchestra is prepared to serve you by blending expert instrumentation with complex percussive accompaniments.
- Manny Cepeda has mastered the art of creating a rich and vibrant sound. Whether your live music event requires only a few players or the complete sum of his talented musicians, he guarantees to deliver a memorable and highly-customized musical experience for your next event!
- A Latin Grammy Nominee (2017), Manny currently has his own Salsa band in San Diego, CA, and composes/arranges his own Latin Jazz music for prominent musicians in San Diego, New York, and Puerto Rico.
- Manny's first professional performance was as the drummer and timbale player in the highly acclaimed variety TV "Show de Vigoreaux" in San Juan Puerto Rico's Channel 4 and then with other famous bands such as "Babo Jimenez, Richie Ray, Willie Colon, and others.
- Manny has performed at festivals and for dignitaries throughout South America, Africa, and Europe. He was the leader of the famous Navy Steel Band and the world traveled U.S. Navy Show Band. He toured the entire continent of South America, West Africa, South America, the Caribbean, and Europe.
- His passion and love for music were developed as a young boy, rooted in a rich family history of musical professionals from the famous "Cepeda" family. His musical experience of over 50 years makes him a fountain of knowledge in the Latin Music genre.