MARCO BERMUDEZ - VOCALIST
Born in Ecuador, into a family with a rich musical heritage, Marco Bermudez is a performer-composer and studio musician of all Latin music styles. For the past twenty-five years he has lived in New York. Marco has toured around the world with the top Latin artist: Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Chemo Feliciano, Oscar d’ Leon, Tito Nieves, Domingo Quinonez, Jose Alberto and all artists of the RMM record label. Marco’s discography includes: “RMM All Stars 10th Anniversary CD/DVD Live” at Continental Arena NJ; the CD “Recorded a Selena” (RMM), and “Tropical Tribute to the Beatles” CD/DVD recorded live at Radio City Music Hall.
At the present, Marco is one of the singers for Spanish Harlem Orchestra.
As a singer and composer Bermudez has collaborated on past and present SHO productions providing lyrics for “Son de Corazon” “Regalo de Dios” “Que Bonito” “La Fiesta Empezo.” The upcoming SHO CD, due out in 2014, will bring a couple more of Marcos lyrics to the public.
In addition, Marco is one of the singers for Mambo Legends Orchestra, made from the ex-Tito Puente Orquestra, with whom he had recorded two cd’s as a lead back-up singer. The latest being “Watch Out”. Marco was one of the three singers for pianist Isidro Infante’s Elite Orchestra with whom he recorded two albums: “La Elite 2″ and “Licencia para Enganar.” As a duet with his brother Eduardo, he recorded the CD “Pasillos Manabitas” for Success Records label as a Tribute for ”Copa America” in Ecuador(1993). Additionally with Jhonny Almendra y “Los Jovenes del Barrio”, Marco was the lead singer of the “Es Difernte” CD.
He also was invited to record his original tune titled “Contrapunto” for the classic/Jazz pianist Uri Caine in CD “The Goldberg Variations”. Marco has been lead singing, recording and touring with Ray Castro’s “Conjunto Clasico” since 2000 to present, and his recordings in 2004 is a Grammy winner CD; “Across 110Th Street”, “United we Swing” and “Viva la Tradicion” with “Spanish Harlem Orchestra”; sharing credits with musicians; Oscar Hernandez, Paul Simon, Ray de la Paz, and the great Ruben Blades.
At the present; Marco is also giving final touches to his solo Album, “Marquiviri, Sabor y Sentimiento”; produced by Oscar Hernandez and with the participation of all SHO members; the CD will include Marco’s Original tunes and couple of the all times finest salsa covers.