Fernando “Fernandito Junior” Wilkins (vocals) and Neftali “Talo” Rosado Jr (percussion) are
musicians from the San Francisco Bay Area. Fernando and Neftali, of Panamanian and Puerto
Rican descent respectfully, have been an integral part of the Bay Area latin music scene for many
In 2010, Fernando and Neftali collaborated to establish TEMBLOR PRODUCTIONS© in order to
create a platform in which they could use their combined creativity as producers, composers and
musicians to help fill a void existing in the latin salsa genre, the decline in its popularity brought
upon by the advent of other popular styles. “Our production company is unique, its bridging
east and west coast latin nerve centers with a principle based on revitalizing salsa music globally”
(Neftali Rosado Jr.)
Another distinctive facet of their collaboration is their principle of refraining from re-arranging
and recording classic songs. They write, produce, record and perform their own original material.
“With our ears to the street, we create salsa gems for the salseros. We want to delight salsa lovers
and leave our own personalized mark in the genre” (Fernandito Junior)
To produce their debut single Temblor De Rumberos (Latin Beat-Hit Parade), The duo called upon
world renowned arrangers. Grammy awarded, Máximo Rodríguez co-produced and recorded bass
and vocals. Grammy awarded, Pablo “Chino” Núñez arranged and recorded percussion. Manny
Mieles engineered and recorded vocals.
The full length production “VENCEREMOS” is a nine track CD featuring a star studded group
of musicians including: Andy Guzman, Jose Davila, Los Rakas, “Pequeno Johnny” Rivero, Harry
Adorno, Ivan Renta, Yeisson Viamar, Ruben Rodriguez, Luisito Quintero, Jose Davila and John Benitez.
VENCEREMOS is scheduled for release in 2013.