Orquesta Afinke is a remarkable Spanish musical band comprising ten seasoned music veterans. Afinke, a traditional Spanish slang widely used by musicians, represents a musical group playing collectively as a team. Orquesta Afinke is led by trombonist Tito Planas and percussionist Samuel Diaz Jr., two music educators who have worked with prominent artists such as Frankie Negron, Tony Vega, Choco Orta, Charlie Cruz, Kevin Ceballo, Raulin Rosendo, Hermanos Moreno amongst other renowned music makers of the Latin music scene.
Individually, the group members bring a unique experience promoting the Spanish music culture, Jazz, and Latin musical genre. Orquesta Afinke is a team of spirited entertainers who have performed in multiple locations and different audiences. As a group, they have succeeded in delivering groundbreaking music cutting across a vast genre of music. With great love for all forms of music, the band performs the traditional Latin American genres including Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Boleros, Plena, Latin jazz, among others.
The Orquesta Afinke team is loved for its cheerful and danceable music accompanied by an attention-grabbing display of musicality. Much like any other music group, Orquesta Afinke seamlessly harmonizes their music and stage performances alike to create an invigorating atmosphere for any audience. Its repertoire consists of well-known songs as well as original compositions orchestrated specifically for our ensemble.