Los Elegantes Band

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Los Elegantes Band

Los Elegantes Band was formed in Stockton, California and from 1961 to 1967, they worked under the representation of Enrique Olivarez, lead vocalist for the band. From 1967 to 1977 the band worked under the leadership of Rene Orneles, sax player. In 1977, the band moved its base to Sacramento, California.

Los Elegantes Band leadership

At that time, Fred Sanchez and Zachery Espinosa formed a partnership to continue managing and developing Los Elegantes Band. Under the leadership of Fred Sanchez (drummer and vocalist) and Zachery Espinosa (trumpet player and music director), they have come to be recognized as one of the top Latin Music acts regionally and internationally. In the late 1980's the partners formed a record label, RED PEPPER SOUND, which released five of the band's CDs. Over the years the group has worked with many talented songwriters, musicians, vocalists and arrangers all contributing to "Nuestra Historia".

Los Elegantes Band credits

The band has won countless music awards and honors, and in 2001 was inducted into the Sammies Music Hall of Fame, Sacramento's premier annual regional music awards event. In 1990, they were invited by the Department of Defense to tour and entertain the armed forces overseas. Most recently Los Elegantes Band toured the Moral Welfare and Recreation (MWR) division of the Armed Forces.

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