ORQUESTA ALTO MAIZ

Orquesta Alto Maiz plays a wide range of Latin musical styles, including merengue, samba, cha-cha-cha, salsa, calypso, and boleros. In addition to Latin-jazz standards by Tito Puente, Ray Barretto, Eddie Palmieri, Ismael Miranda, Mario Bauzá, Poncho Sanchez and others, the band has produced many successful original compositions as well. Alto Maiz has recorded much of this music, producing two cassette tapes; Puerto de Tierra (1989), Casa del Fuego (1991), and eight compact discs; Dancing in the Corn (1993), Azucar Caliente (1995), Década (1997), Live at Montreux (1999), Añejando (2001), Ritmo en Azul (2004), Veinte (2006) and Live on Fire (2008)

Regardless of age group or musical preferences, Orquesta Alto Maizstrikes a common chord with its audience. Once exposed to this vibrant, pulsating music, people find it so irresistible their feet won’t keep still! Audience participation (dancing, singing) is encouraged. And remember, dancing is good for you and dancing like no one is watching is even better. Once you experience them you will never forget them, Orquesta Alto Maiz, “The Salsa Band.”