“Expect hardcore salsa, exploding drums and outrageously funky boogaloo” Time Out
About The Band
The Mantecas”(formerly known as “Manteca”) is an-eight-piece-London-based -Latin Soul & Boogaloo-band well known for creating a party mood at festivals and gigs everywhere they go, from Glastonbury, Ealing Festival and Tropical Pressure Festival to The 606 Club and The Jazz Café in London. They have a particular ability for bridging the culture gap with any audience getting all crowds up hitting the dance floor in a jive. The mantecas will blow your mind with a mesmerising mix of salsa, cumbia, funk, Jazz and boogaloo.
Javier Fioramonti (Bass – MD)
David Oliver (Piano)
Shanti Paul Jayasinha (Trumpet)
Ben Somers (Sax)
Ed Rieband (Trombone)
Satin Singh (Congas)
Davide Giovannini/Tristan Banks (Drums).