About Kenny Quintero
Born in Puerto Rico on May 1st of 1967, songwriter, composer, and Bassist for his own Salsa band Orquesta Brava. His father and grandfather were both Guitarist, and his uncles who owned a local guitar making shop loved the Cuatro Guitar, (A Puerto Rican String folk instrument) his grandmother was a songwriter and composer for trio music style including popular Puerto Rican Band "EL CONJUNTO MAYARI" among others. Raised in Vega Alta Puerto Rico His mother JUDITH SOSA from Ponce Puerto Rico was a small town school teacher for over 30 years who everyone loved and knew for her kindness and love for teaching children. His father GERMAN QUINTERO from Morovis Puerto Rico was an Electrician for the power plant aside from his Guitar playing he was also a vocalist for "EL CORO DE COMERIO" he was the kind of person who everyone in town seems to know and like.
KENNY enriched by so many musical influences in his family began his musical career in Puerto Rico as a percussionist. After moving to Florida, Kenny followed his inner voice and growing love for the Bass Guitar creating a professional and talented Band known as Orquesta Brava. Kenny is now performing on the acoustic upright Bass with Orquesta Brava at the finest clubs, television performances and events in Florida always promoting his love for Salsa music and passing on his heritage with a message of music to all.
KENNY QUINTERO & Orquesta Brava consists of 12 musicians who perform Salsa, Merengue, Bolero, Cumbia and Latin Jazz professionally. Orquesta Brava has performed for crowds as large as 50,000 people, and for National TV shows featuring for most major events in Florida and internationally. Servicing all venues; Multi-Cultural events, Corporate, Festivals, Convention Centers, Receptions and private concerts. TV SHOWS PRESENTATIONS ON; TELEMUNDO SHOW CADA DIA, UNIVISION DESPIERTA AMERICA, EL MIKINBIN DE MIAMI, TELEFUTURA, AMERICA TV SEGURO QUE YES, EL SHOW DE FERNANDO CH 41, TELEFUTURA SHOW DE CHARITIN GOICO, CHANEL 41 AMERICA TV CALANDO FUERTE SHOW, MEGA TV, UNIVISION STAGE CALLE OCHO ARTIST AND SHOWTIME CABLE NETWORK ORIGINAL SERIES "DEXTER " PERFORMER. The Band performs their own original songs written by Kenny Quintero and also popular top charts. Singing for Orquesta Brava are Bruno Miranda, Victor Del Rosario (Ex-Vocalist For Hector Lavoe) and Tito Sanchez (Ex-Vocalist For Macambila Band).
KENNY’S talents and influences trace back to his roots and admiration for Puerto Rican music and many great musicians like Hector Lavoe, Tito Puente, Bobby Valentin, Cachao, Eddie Guagua and other musicians that Kenny has worked along side great stars like Flute Master Nestor Torres, Nino Segara, Lefty Perez which they have also recorded with Orquesta Brava in the last Albums produced by Kenny Quintero. This great artist are featuring in both of our Albums Production ("SALSA SALVAJE" CD RELEASED ON 2006 & ON THE LATEST CD "SOY HIJO DE UN PUEBLO LATINO" TO BE RELEASED ON 2009) also featuring on this recording is percussionist legend Edgardo Morales (Internationally known for his recording El Timbalero with El Gran Combo) Another great influence for this album is the work done by Nino Segara on Guitar adding great fusion to the Bomba Track "BOMBA MELASA" a tribute to Puerto Rican Folk music coming out 2009 on the new Album, among other great musicians Grammy nominated Producer Robert Navarro on piano, Lefty Perez Vocals and many others. Kenny composed, wrote, and arranged both CD'S. Also available for recording, Studio Bravo Productions Inc. owned by Kenny Quintero with state of the art Pro-Tools Digital Recording System. You can view our videos at: http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=kenny+quintero&aq=f
CONTACTS: 954-899-3516 or 954-255-3669 and www.orquestabrava.com