Orquesta Son9 made its debut in late 2008. Since then the group has quickly risen to one of the most sought after bands in its native New Jersey. Rumors of the hot sounds of this group formed by seasoned veterans and up and coming legends of tomorrow made its way over the Hudson.
Son9's sound is an eclectic form of salsa. They will have you feeling like you are enjoying the mambo sounds of Tito Puente and Tito Rodriguez to the urban and raw sounds of Fania and salsa dura to the sophisticated sounds of contemporary salsa. The group packs the integrity of salsa history into a contemporary groove wrapped in a swing that is more than sabroso.
Increasingly more venues are reaching across the river to feature Orquesta Son 9 as a single act or to complement international headliners.
Orquesta Son9 features the vocal talent of Gilberto Velez Jr. A native of Perth Amboy, NJ Whom as an Lead Vocalist has been featured on many recordings, reviews of the cd's can be found on the News section of this website.
When I sing I want to reach out to all that can feel the clave of our music, it's important not only to the dancer but to the person that listens to our music. When you hear the sophisticated expressions of Orquesta Son 9 you will become a lifetime fan.
Orquesta Son 9 is directed by the very respected industry veteran Victor Quezada.
Make sure you subscribe to our Calendar and News blogs to stay current on our upcoming shows. Keep your excitement primed for the release of Orquesta Son9's musical project already in production, history in the making.
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