Metrotang / La Banda Ramirez

Latin Band from New York City, NY - Will travel up to 100 miles
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MetroTang is our company, La Banda Ramirez is our Latin band.

La Banda Ramirez plays Cuban classics, salsa arrangement, Latin jazz cover tunes (Celia Cruz, Eddie and Charlie Palmieri, Paquito D'Rivera, Irakere), and other Latin styles, including cumbia, vallenato, and bachata. Look in our samples for these titles: Soy Antillana, El cuarto de Tula, Song for Maura, Lo que va a pasar, Midnight Mambo.

MetroTang is also our first CD of tunes written by our composer/percussionist/bandleader Chacho Ramirez. His work brings a unique angle to jazz by combining African drumming rhythms with funky bass lines and long flowing melodies. Look in our samples for these titles: Lights Out, I'm Moanin' Too, Funky Voyage, Melba's Mambo, Blues for Y'All. The full CD is available at

In addition, for weddings we provide classical music on flute and piano and/or guitar. We recommend Classical music for the wedding ceremony, jazz for the cocktail hour, Latin jazz for dinner, and salsa for dancing after dinner. What a line-up!
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Celebration

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Carolyn and crew were great to work with and very accommodating...They went the extra mile. Everyone at our reception raved about their performance. Their sound is authentic and well rehearsed. Highly recommended.

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Community Event

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We, the Bound Brook Cultural Arts Committee, were searching for a band to play salsa and swing. We had a salsa and swing workshop and really wanted the community to practice what they learned. All other bands did not want to experiment and challenge themselves with this request. Metrotang are true artists, willing to delve into unfamiliar territory and boy, did they deliver. Very professional and sensational. It was a great pleasure, and we hope to have them again at next year's Riverfest. If you want to impress your guest you must hire Metrotang, amazing talent.

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I HIGHLY recommend this band. They are extremely professional, play amazing music and accommodate to almost any request in music.

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Metrotang / La Banda Ramirez’s Response:

Many thanks! It was a pleasure!

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2018
Oct
14
Celebration
Long Island City, NY
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
2018
Sep
15
Community Event
Bound Brook, NJ
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
2018
Jul
10
Festival
East Orange, NJ
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
2018
May
21
Private Party
New York City, NY
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2018
Apr
21
Community Event
New York City, NY
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2018
Feb
24
Birthday Party (Adult)
New York City, NY
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Soy Antillana
Celia Cruz
Muñeca
Charlie Palmieri
Almendra
Orquesta Aragón (Valdés)
Tin Tin Deo
Dizzie Gillespie &Chano Pozo
Snow Samba
Paquito D'Rivera
Trucutú
Chamaco Ramirez
Come Candela
Mongo Santamaria
Lo que va a pasar
Chucho Valdés
Dreaming
Bill Jacobs
El cuarto de Tula
Eliades Ochoa
Brazilian Band
Caribbean Band
Cuban Band
Dance Band
Funk Band
Jazz Band
Latin Band
African Band
World Music Band
Wedding Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Please note Metrotang / La Banda Ramirez will also travel to Long Island City, Brooklyn, North Bergen, Bronx, West New York, Union City, Weehawken, Flushing, Fairview, Edgewater, Hoboken, Jersey City, Ridgefield, Cliffside Park, Palisades Park, Fort Lee, Secaucus, Ridgefield Park, Leonia, Englewood Cliffs.
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