The Rumba Brothers Music Show

The Rumba Brothers Music Duo
"We play a bit of everything but not enough of one thing!!!"

"The Rumba Brothers"
 
Luis Alfredo Garcia & Jose Fernando Velez
Tenor, Cajon and Guitar
Acoustic Music Show
 
Where else can you here traditional Italian songs like "Torna a Surriento", "O Sole Mio", and "La Donna È Mobile"; and continue with traditional Mexican Mariachi music like "Jalisco", "Cielito Lindo" and "Malagueña Salerosa"; and then follow with caribbean and Latin music like "Guantanamera" (Cuban), "En mi Viejo San Juan" (Puerto Rico), and "Girl from Ipanema" (Brazil); and finish with flamenco and Spain with "Viva España" and "Tangillos de Cadiz", bulerias, "Baboleo" (GipsyKings), all from just two musicians????

Jose Velez and Luis Alfredo have been playing together for nearly 20 years. They began their long musical friendship as part of the Latin American Group Sol Latino, while still college students at UCF. Jose Velez is an excellent tenor and guitar player. He has a Music Degree from the University of Central Florida, where he won various scholarships and vocal competitions under the guidance of famous teacher Louis Roney.

 

 
Duo's History

Luis Alfredo Garcia (Puerto Rico) and Jose Fernando Velez (Colombia) have been performing together in Central Florida for nearly 20 years. They began their long musical friendship while young college students at the University of Central Florida. 

Luis Alfredo is a classical and flamenco guitarist with formal training at the Music Conservatory of Puerto Rico and the University of Central Florida. Additionally, Luis has also been fortunate to received flamenco guitar lessons from world renowned Spanish (Andalusian) guitarist Juan Serrano.  Jose Fernando is an excellent tenor and rhythm guitarist with a Master’s Degree in Music from the University of Central Florida. During his college years, he won various scholarships and vocal competitions under the guidance of famous teacher Louis Roney.
Currently, Luis and Jose are performing every weekend at Mi Tomatina Paella Bar Restaurant in Winter Park.  They are also performing once a month at Yalaha Bakary usually the first or third saturday of the month. Their music is sophisticated, colorful, and full of energy. Therefore, don't expect just background music. This is a show you don't want to miss!
 
Here are a few the songs in the duo's repertoire:
  • Alfonsina y el Mar - Samba Argentina
  • Amapola - Spain
  • Alma Llanera - Venezuela
  • Ave Maria - Classical, Italy
  • Bailame - Rumba Flamenca
  • Bamboleo - Rumba Flamenca
  • Capullito de Aleli - Puerto Rico
  • Caballo Viejo - Venezuela
  • Chan Chan - Cuba
  • Cachita - Puerto Rico
  • Cielito Lindo - Mexico
  • Jalisco - Mexico
  • Cucurrucu Paloma - Mexico
  • Con te Partiro - Italy
  • Cuando Sali de Cuba - Cuba (Rumba Style)
  • El Choclo - Tango de Argentina
  • Dos Gardenias - Cuba (Rumba Style)
  • Estan son las Mañanitas - Mexico
  • El Toro y la Luna - Rumba
  • Funiculi Funicula - Italy
  • Girl From Ipanema - Brazil
  • Granada - Mexico/Spain
  • Guantanamera - Cuba
  • La Donna E Mobile - Rumba or Traditional, Italy
  • Lagrimas Negras - Cuba
  • Lamento Borincano - Puerto Rico
  • La Mucura - Colombia
  • La Vie en Rose - France (Rumba Style)
  • Malagueña Salerosa - Mexico
  • Malagueña Flamenca - Spain
  • Madrid - Chotis, Spain
  • Mi Viejo San Juan - Bolero
  • Moliendo Cafe - Venezuela
  • My Way/A Mi Manera - Traditional or Rumba
  • Nessun Dorma - Italy
  • Porompompero - Rumba, Spain
  • Perfidia - Bolero
  • Piel Canela - Bolero
  • O Sole Mio - Italy
  • One Note Samba - Brazil
  • Oye Como Va - Santana
  • Reloj - Bolero
  • Sabor A Mi - Bolero
  • Sarandonga - Cuba (Rumba Style)
  • Tangillos de Cadiz - Flamenco, Spain
  • Tarantellas - Traditional Italy
  • Todos Vuelven - Valse Peru
  • Torna a Surriento - Rumba or Traditional, Italy
  • What a wonderful World - American
  • Some where over the rainbow - American
  • Light my Fire - American
  • Hotel California - American
  • Dust in the Wind - American
  • Yesterday - Beattles
            And many more... 
WEEKLY EVENTS



Spanish River Grill
Bistro
 
Every Friday
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
 
Come see the The Rumba Brothers music duo with tenor Jose Velez and guitarist Luis Alfredo.
 
737 E 3rd Ave, 
New Smyrna Beach, FL
(386) 424-6991


Music and Video
Rumba Brothers Live at Yalaha Bakary
Rumba Brothers (Garcia & Velez duo) Live at Mi Tomatina Paella Bar performing Torna Surriento (Italian-Napolitan song)
 
Rumba Brothers Live at Mi Tomatina Paella Bar

YouTube Video

El Toro y La Luna (Rumba Flamenca) Live Audio Recording
Luis and Jose Music Duo with Alborea Dancers
 
 
Tanguillos de Cadiz (Flamenco) Live Video Recording
Luis and Jose Music Duo at Mi Tomatina Paella Bar Restaurant