Come Join Grupo Manteca as they bring VIVIR A Tribute to Marc Anthony to Desert Diamond Casino Sahuarita!
Grupo Manteca, led by saxophonist and vocalist Hiram Perez, sets the standard for excellence in authentic salsa dance music. Based out of Tucson, the group specializes in Puerto Rican, Cuban, New York and Colombian salsa and fuses them together with the group’s own flavor to create a unique sound. Add to the mix cumbia, Latin jazz and cha-cha, and you’ve got a group with amazing versatility. The band is made up of carefully chosen musicians who make up the perfect sonority; the energy on stage, rich sound and musical precision leaves audiences mesmerized. This talented group of musicians regularly performs in Marc Anthony tribute shows, which showcase some of his greatest hits throughout the span of his career with attention to detail for true authenticity.
Hiram Perez began his musical journey at the age of five in Nogales, Ariz. and Nogales, Sonora, Mexico where he spent his early childhood playing saxophone. At the age of 12 his parents moved to Tucson, Ariz. where he continued to study music. Hiram started his professional music career in 1991. While playing in the local music scene he also studied music at The University of Arizona and Pima Community College. Hiram’s influences include various styles of Latin Music, Jazz, Soul, Funk and R&B. He has performed, recorded or toured either as a bandleader, vocalist, musical director or sideman with Grupo Manteca, Zona Libre, Latino Solido, Ringling Brothers Orchestra, Carnival Cruise Lines, The Latin Breed, Adalberto Gallegos, Jimmy Edward, Tito Nieves, Carl Carlton, Calexico, Kings of Soul, Jaleo, Miguel Melgoza, The Lobros, Joe Bourne, and RCCG Glory Tabernacle Church Band.
Saturday, October 20
5PM to 9PM
In the Diamond Center at Desert Diamond Casino Sahuarita | 1100 West Pima Mine Road
Enjoy Themed Food, Drinks and Live Entertainment.
Free to Attend!