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Mangroove Jazz Band from Wilmington, NC

Will travel up to 500 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 16 Reviews
  • 37 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2001
  • 4 Awards & Badges
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $400 per event

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"Mangroove" is an experienced and well-seasoned ensemble specializing in hard-swinging jazz, latin jazz, and occasional "Old School" music, inclusive of Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra tunes. Manny has previously performed at Boston's Scullers Jazz Club to SOLD OUT audiences. "Mangroove" often features guest vocalists and musicians touring in the area. This drummer/vocalist has performed with such distinguished artists and educators as MAYA ANGELOU and has also performed with STEVEN TYLER of AEROSMITH. Manny has also worked with such noteables as MAURICE STARR, ANDRE WARD, DONALD HARRISON, and the late SABBY LEWIS, to name but a few. "Mangroove" also performed with 6-time Grammy Award nominee KURT ELLING at the Democratic National Convention. "Mangroove" has recently moved to Wilmington, NC where he is developing a network of musicians and is actively performing with such area greats as JACK KRUPICKA, DOUG IRVING, BENNY HILL, DR. TEDDY BURGH, JERALD SHYNETT, NATALIE BOEYINK, EL JAYE JOHNSON, WILLIAM GERALD, SILIVEA JOHNSON, Durham's BRIAN MILLER, and International Steinway recording artist LENORE RAPHAEL. Whether planning a wedding reception, cocktail party, corporate awards banquet, or birthday bash "Mangroove" is the group for you,... available as a trio, quartet, or quintet. Music is provided for your listening and dancing pleasure...and if a CONCERT is desired, the Mangroove Jazz Quintet is for you! (Manny Santos is featured on the following recordings: 'Cartagena,' The Geoffrey Hicks Quartet, available on; 'No Place To Hide,' by Treg Monty,; 'Echoing,' by Willie Sordillo,; recently-released 'The Sum Of Me,' by Candida Rose,; soon-to-be released 'Mangroove Jazz Quintet LIVE at the NC Jazz Festival.') Visit " YouTube Mangroove Jazz Quintet"


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Avg 5.0 | 16 Reviews

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Review by Tiela B.

Birthday Party (Adult)Reviewed on June 21, 2023From Myrtle Beach, SC

Review by Kristen L.

Rehearsal DinnerReviewed on May 1, 2022From Charleston, SC

Manny and his team are wonderful! Very easy to work with and they sound fabulous! Would absolutely hire them again + recommend them for any event!


Hi Kristen, Thanks so much for your kind words...much appreciated. Have a great life. Manny

Review by Emily C.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on April 17, 2022From Wilmington, NC

Mangroove is the absolute best! All of our guests mentioned how amazing they were, and they completely set the tone for our wedding. Such a tremendously talented group, easy and enjoyable to work with, and the upmost professionals! I want to throw another event just so we can see them again!! Cannot thank Manny and his band members enough!!!

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Upcoming Events

March 9, 2024 • Fundraiser
Sat7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Wilmington, NC
March 9, 2024 • Fundraiser
Sat7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Wilmington, NC

Past Events

June 17, 2023 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sat5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Myrtle Beach, SC
April 29, 2023 • Wedding Reception
Sat6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Cary, NC
February 25, 2023 • Banquet
Sat6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Wilmington, NC
January 5, 2023 • Cameron Art Museum
Thu7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Wilmington, NC
November 17, 2022 • To Be Announced
Thu6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Wilmington, NC
November 12, 2022 • Cameron Art Museum Gala
Sat5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wilmington, NC
June 4, 2022 • Graduation
Sat11:30 AM - 2:30 PM New Bern, NC
May 26, 2022 • Sunset Jazz at the Murchison
Thu7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Wilmington, NC
May 21, 2022 • Arty Party at Union Station
Sat7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Wilmington, NC
May 12, 2022 • Albemarle
Thu6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Tarboro, NC
April 16, 2022 • Wedding Ceremony
Sat4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Wilmington, NC
April 16, 2022 • Wedding
Sat4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Wrightsville Beach, NC

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