Ahora Si is a 4- 5- 6 or 9 piece Latin ensemble based in Asheville, North Carolina. They have been performing in the Southeast since 2005 and their roots in Latin music go back some 20 years in the area. Their music is focused mainly on Cuban, Puerto Rican, Carribean, and Latin Jazz with influences by such artists as Cachao, Bebo Valdes, Frank Emilio, Arsenio Rodriguez, Cal Tjader, Mongo Santamaria, among others.The group consists of the rhythm section of profesionals masters musician. Grant Cuthbertson- bass, Juan Luis Merced - bongos/percussion, Ozzie Orengo Sr. - congas, Ozzie Orengo Jr. - Timbales, and Jeff Knorr - piano. Ahora Si can be apprecitated by listeners, dancers, and Latin music aficianados alike.