Eric Torres was born in Costa Rica and from an early age began his interest in music, inspired and motivated by his father, Marcos Torres, lead singer for the orchestra “Saint Francis”.
Eric Torres has dedicated many years to mastering Latin and other music genres. Eric has over 35 years of experience performing his extraordinary varied music repertoire.
Eric was introduced to a “Salsa Band” called “Latin Fusion” Known today as “Orquesta Tabaco y Ron” He was given the opportunity to be the lead singer, along with other great musicians, finding his own style singing romantic Salsa music. In a short period of time he became popular earning contracts with Salsa musicians and recording as back-up singer for many well know salsa singers such as: Domingo Quiñones, Johnny Rivera, Kevin Cevallo, Michael Stuart, Tito Nieves, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Celia Cruz, among others.
Va y Ven is a Latin band based in LA with musicians from around the globe. Va y Ven creates a flavorful rhythm mixing Cumbia, Salsa, Boleros and many other genres.
Lead by film music producer and composer Enzo Villaparedes from Caracas Venezuela and featuring other big name supporting musicians. Va y Ven is sure to make you bailar y moverte como nunca!
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*Please note: Performance Times and Schedules may be subject to change