Piano player, drummer, arranger and conductor Maikel Blanco is nowadays one of the outstanding figures concerning Cuban Salsa and Timba. With 12 years he started his music studies and by 18 not only had established his own band but also launched his first album, though it didn’t turn out a success, placed Maikel on the musical scene.
His band Salsa Mayor has two dominant sonorities, Timba and Salsa, both enriched by Jazz, Ballad and Fusion. Catchy phrases and rhythms, a fresh style besides a strong empathy with audiences have granted Maikel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor the success.
With more than 5 albums recorded, and more than a dozen of hits, these guys have cheered up countless of times not only Cubans we got dancing in the DNA, but also Hollands, Swedishs, Frenchs, Americans, Mexicans, Peruvians…. Just give them 5 minutes on the stage.