The Bronx Horns deliver a swinging, tight blend of salsa, mambo, cha-cha-cha and Latin jazz.Having performed with the biggest names in Latin jazz and salsa including Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria and Eddie Palmieri they know what it takes to keep dancers on their feet.
Mitch Frohman – Founder and Leader of “The Bronx Horns”
Riveting tenor sax and flute player, currently touring and recording with Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Mitch Frohman has performed and recorded steadily with Tito Puente for the past 25 years. Frohman was a featured member of Mongo Santamaria’s band from 1988 through 1992, and was a featured sax and flute soloist on Mongo’s three records for Concord Picante.
Bobby Porcelli – Alto Sax
Alto sax legend, Bobby Porcelli joined the Tito Rodriguez Orchestra in 1963 and later the Machito Orchestra in 1965. Porcelli began playing with Tito Puente during 1966 and continued on with Puente for over 30 years. He is the only lead alto sax player to have played steadily with the “Big Three” from the Palladium Era (Puente, Machito, and Rodriquez).
Pete Nater – Trumpet
Sizzling trumpeter, Pete Nater began playing professionally in the Latin music scene in 1972 and joined Larry Harlow as a teenager in 1974. Over the past 30 years, Pete has ben featured with practically every major Latin orchestra, a testament to his skill and virtuosity. He was the leader and co-founder of Grupo Fascnacion throughout the 1980′s (one of the most popular salsa bands of that decade).
Oscar Hernandez – Piano
Musical Director for Ruben Blades. Musical Director for Paul Simon’s Broadway. Founder and Musical Director for Spanish Harlem Orchestra.
Gerardo Madera – Has played with Tito Puente Eddie Palmieri.
Willie Martinez – Drums
One of the most in demand Drummer/Timbale players in the NY Latin/Jazz scene. He has played with the Chico O’farril Orchestra.
George Delgado – Has played various bands, to include Marc Anthony, Spanish Harlem Orchestra and the Latin Giants.
Johnny Rodriquez – Bongo/Bell/Guiro
Played percussion with the Big Three – Tito Puente, Tito Rondriguez, and Machito. Currently touring with the Eddie Palmieri Orchestra.