The 'La Fuerza Positiva' formed in the fall of 97 in Bronx, N.Y. It started out with a few members who played various Afro, Cuban, and Latino rhythms on percussion instruments. They joined forces with a bassist and piano player with diversified musical backgrounds such as R & B, Rock, and Jazz. The members had a vision that combining the various different elements would create a unique and appealing sound. And they were right! They all had a distinct purpose in mind which was to generate good feelings and to put forth a positive message through their music. It was soon after that the brass and woodwinds were added to give the group it's over all sound. The name 'La Fuerza Positiva' means positive force and it's members are united together to bring about a change through their music.
INSTRUMENTS: GUITAR, BASS, CONGA, BONGO'S AND CUATRO
LEAD SINGER AND BACKGROUND VOCALIST
FAVORITE ARTIST: RUBIN BLAZE, MARC ANTHONY
MUSICAL MESSAGE: Through my music I would like to uplift spirits and become a vessel for a divine intervention.
ROBERT LEE WARREN
INSTRUMENTS: PIANO, BASS, SYNTH AND GUITAR
LEAD AND BACKGROUND VOCALIST
FAVORITE ARTIST: EDDIE PALMERI, STEVIE WONDER
MUSICAL MESSAGE: I would like to be able to move and motivate people with a positive message of hope, faith and understanding.
INSTRUMENTS: CONGA AND BONGO'S
FAVORITE ARTIST: RAY BARRETO
MUSICAL MESSAGE: I like the fact that I'm able to connect with people spiritually through this universal language called music.
INSTRUMENTS: BONGO AND PERCUSSIONS
FAVORITE ARTIST: TITO RODRIGUEZ
MUSICAL MESSAGE: I use my music as a spiritual connection between the heavenly father and myself.
INSTRUMENTS: TIMBALES, BONGO AND DRUMS
FAVORITE ARTIST: ISHMEL MIRANDA, HECTOR LAVO
MUSICAL MESSAGE: Through my rhythms I would like to spread happiness through song and dance.
ERIC ANGEL NIEVES
FAVORITE ARTIST: TITO PUENTE
MUSICAL MESSAGE: I believe music is the force that brings people of all ethnic backgrounds together.
FAVORITE ARTIST: MILES DAVIS AND TONY VEGA
MUSICAL MESSAGE: I love to keep an open dialogue with people through my music.
LUIS VEGA SR
INSTRUMENTS: ALTO AND TENOR SAXOPHONES
FAVORITE ARTIST: THELONIEOUS MONK AND SONNY ROLANDS
MUSICAL MESSAGE: Music allows people to take a break in the daily routines of life. It's not only a healing medicine but it's also a comforter too.
INSTRUMENTS: TROMBONE AND PIANO
GRADUATE OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY MASTER'S IN MUSIC
FAVORITE ARTIST: BARRY ROGERS AND GILBERTO SANTA ROSA
MUSICAL MESSAGE: Music is the key to reaching ones innermost spirit.
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