Afrocuba is one of North Jersey’s most sought after performance/dance bands for weddings, private parties, festivals and corporate events. Listen to authentic Cuban and Latin Jazz played by New York City’s best percussionists and instrumentalists. Afrocuba Band plays covers from great Latin Legends of the 70s. Some of these include: Tito Puente, Ray Barreto, Ruben Blades, Fania-All-Stars, Ismael Rivera, Cheo Feliciano, El Gran Combo, Pete “El Conde” Rodriguez, Tommy Olivencia, Frankie Ruiz, Ismael Miranda Afrocuba Band was formed in 2001 by John Acevedo (musical director and bass player), Kevin Ortiz (Timbalero), Mario Duque (Pianist), and Alex Dieguez (Conga). Afrocuba’s original repertoire consisted primarily of classic, old school, Cuban music and, in 2004, slowly evolved to include Puerto Rican and Colombian influences as well. Afrocuba Band has gained much popularity among salsa dancers in the New Jersey/North Jersey and New York City area and has gained an impressive following of fans.