Spanish Harlem Jazz Orchestra
Now in their 14th year, Spanish Harlem Orchestra has become a driving force in preserving and furthering authentic, New York-style, hard core salsa music. The 13-member ensemble, including both vocalists and instrumentalists, have been known to astound and keep audiences mesmerized with their energy on stage. They have been nominated for four Grammy Awardsr and won two - one for Best Salsa/Merengue Album, and the other for Best Tropical Latin Album. Under band leader Oscar Hernandez, the band strives to create an unparalleled musical experience steeped in the "hard salsa" tradition.