Location: Live! Center Stage
Lessons: 8:00PM - 9:00PM with niss
SHOWTIME: 9:00PM - 12:00AM
DJ: 12:00AM - 2:00AM
Julio Albino y Secreto a Voces (Secret Among Voices) band Leader and founder Julio Albino (Junito) was born in New York in 1962 and was inspired by timbale icons Tito Puente, and Mr. Oreste Vilato. Julio Albino is a formally educated professional musician and recording artist with 35 years of experience to his name and passion. At the age of 13 he was a member of the San Germán school band and played until he graduated from high school. He studied music the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico in the Department of Music, San Germán Campus, Puerto Rico. In 1983 he moved to New York City, immediately forming part of the Colón Brothers Orchestra when he recorded his first production under the direction of Sergio George. Julio played with the Joe Quijano Big Band, Charlie Palmieri, Celia Cruz, Milton Cardona
In 1993 Julio moved back to and joined the Puerto Rican Power orchestra and continued playing with several band including La Solución Orchestra and artistic coordinator. He also participated in four recording productions of the La Solución Orchestra. He has travelled to abroad performing in many countries and many audiences including Europe and South America. All this experienced has equipped him to understand what salsa dancers crave for before he formed “Secreto a Voces” Orchestra
In 2017 Secreto a Voces was the band of the year by the Ponce Puerto Rico Music Awards. During the last three years Julio Albino and Secreto a Voces have been producing and directing his Salsa and Latin jazz productions. Secreto a Voces is full size band the focuses on playing songs that salsa dancers like to dance. In today’s internet medium Secreto a Voces is well known name through their salsa danceable popular songs. Secreto a Voces is dancers will fully enjoy from start to finish and their three singers are all soneros or spontaneous singers, and that is the ingredient that makes the band deliver great songs. Secreto a Voces meaning the secrets among voices is a direct connection to their vocalists: Fernando Mercado-Vega, Eneris Cardoza-Morales, and Lero Martinez-Roldan.