Inspired by the multi-ethnic music-fusion of 1950s and 60s’ Spanish Harlem, Lucky 7 brings to the west coast the high energy sounds of the classic mambo. The band features the haunting harmonies of the vibraphone, an unlikely instrument now as much as it was in the 50s and 60s. Featuring some of the hardest-working musicians in LA, the band is inspired by old-school greats like Jimmy Sabater, Cheo Feliciano, and Joe Cuba. This uniquely American-made style draws the best of the Cuban son, African-American jazz and Puerto Rican soul. It incorporates both English and Spanish lyrics flowing in and out of the same tune and offers up not just a swingin’ dance beat, but a thoughtful account of love lost, Latin pride, and clever double-entendres. Lucky 7 Mambo band members, united by their love of mambo, bring to the stage the flavor of the past with the intensity of the present