Grupo Latin Vibe is a salsa/latin jazz band that brings a high powered energy show to the band stand. They have been featured in nightclubs such as Windows of the World, jimmy's Bronx Cafe, Copacabana,S.O.Bs,Gonzalez y Gonzalez, SalsaNY.Com-92nd Street "Y", Brooklyn's 200-5th Avenue, Westgate Lounge, West Nyack, NY., Eden Roc Hotel, South Beach, Fla., NY Hilton Hotel, Chelsea Piers events and various ocassions from private functions to high profiled engagements. Audience of all types are always lifted from their from the irresistable groove of Grupo Latin Vibe.
Currently Grupo Latin Vibe has been performing every Friday for 7 years at the Parkside Lounge,317 East Houston Street, Lower East Side, NYC. Grupo Latin Vibe is working on their 2nd production, scheduled to be released april 2005. The sound of this upcoming CD is certain to be a "HOT" one!
Orginally known as TNT Mix, Anibal Tito Rivera and Tom Mattioli embarked on a musical journey when they met in the mid 90's at Boy's Harbor Conservatory of Music. Together they formed a 10 Piece salsa jazz band which was later reduced to 7 members and renamed "Grupo Latin Vibe".
Founders: Anibal Tito Rivera, congero, lead vocals, arranger, composer
Tom Mattioli, vibraphonist, arranger, jazz virtuoso, chorus
William Paul Rodriguez ---- Pianist, vocalist,
Carlos Velazquez ---- Bass
Giancarlo Anderson-- Bongo
Victor Rendon ---- Timbales
Awilda M. Santiago ---- Vocals, hand percussion
For more on Grupo Latin Vibe be sure to check out their website, Grupolatinvibe.com