La Palabra is a well-respected bandleader, singer-songwriter, pianist, record producer, and arranger, known for his versatile approach to music, particularly his invention of the Salsa Romantica Latin music genre and his signature style of Afro-Cuban-influenced, sensual Latin jazz. Discovered by Stevie Wonder in Detroit, La Palabra is an extraordinary performer that has shared his sound and style throughout the world.
Pushing the limits of previously recorded tropical dance ensembles with a balanced repertoire of original compositions and cover tunes, Palabra’s arrangements are unique, romantic and powerful within the genres of Afro cuban Jazz, Salsa, Cha-cha-cha, Charanga, Guaguanco, and Mambo.
Bandleader, Singer-Songwriter, Pianist, Producer, Composer, Recording Artist, Arranger.
“I’m passionate about music,
culture and community.” – La Palabra