Salsa Caliente (Featuring: Alberto Gonzalez)
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Orquesta Salsa Caliente was founded by band leader and vocalist Alberto Gonzalez. With over 25 years of experienceon the music and Salsa scene, Alberto has been able to put together an amazing group of musicians, musicians that now form part of Orquesta Salsa Caliente.
Born and raised in the city of Chicago, Alberto was first introduced to the Salsa scene by his older brother(a professional Trumpet player) at the young age of 15. It was at his brother's request that Albertoattended his first audition, he was hired on the spot and the rest is history as they say.
Influenced heavily by the music of his native Puerto Rico and by such artists as: Hector Lavoe, Willie Colon, El Gran Combo,La Sonora Poncena, Bobby Valentin, and others, little by little Alberto sharpened his vocal skills and learned his musical craft.
Since his early days in Chicago, until now in Los Angeles, Alberto has had the opportunity to share his musical giftaround the world in such places as: Italy, England, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Canada, Mexico, and most recentlyin Bermuda and Africa with Orquesta Salsa Caliente.
The band has been featured on: Dancing With The Stars, at Dodgers Stadium & Petco Park for Major League Baseball,Vh1 and MTV, on a Diet-Coke commercial, also at Private Parties, Music Festivals,Various Concert Series, Weddings, Quinceaneras, on Film and more.For an authentic tropical and hard-hitting Salsa sound, you'll have to look no further than...