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Mangroove

Jazz Band from Wilmington, NC - Will travel up to 500 miles
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$400 - $2400 per event
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About
"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, TEDDY BURGH, JERALD SHYNETT, NATALIE BOEYINK, EL JAYE JOHNSON, FELICIA JACKSON, 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. 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 Amazon.com; 'No Place To Hide,' by Treg Monty, CDFreedom.com; 'Echoing,' by Willie Sordillo, Amazon.com; recently-released 'The Sum Of Me,' by Candida Rose, Amazon.com; soon-to-be released 'Mangroove Jazz Quintet LIVE at the NC Jazz Festival.')

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Wedding

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Mangroove played at my wedding last weekend. It was amaxing. Felt as though I had known Manny my whole life. The band was excellent. My guests really enjoyed the entertainment. These guys were extremely professional. They played Kenny g. For my bridal entrance. It was great and they finished off the night playing the reception.

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Baby Shower

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A great performance. This group was able to accomodate our every request. We had multiple segments at our event and they played according to our needs gracefully and smoothly. Surprisingly, Mangroove also was able to take on announcer and MC duties. Truly, enjoyed the teamwork with other vendors and will hire for future events. Cheers to Mangroove!

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Engagement Party

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Manny and Jack were marvelous! Their music set just the right atmosphere for my daughter's engagement party. They were a big hit!

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2019
Oct
7
Anniversary Party
Myrtle Beach, SC
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2018
Sep
13
Mangroove joined by Jim Ferris in concert at The Bellamy
Wilmington, NC
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
2018
Apr
23
Sunset Elementary School
Wilmington, NC
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
2018
Apr
21
Manny joins Jim Ferris for Wedding at Carolina Beach
Carolina Beach, NC
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
Apr
21
Manny joins Jim Ferris Trio for wedding at the CB Yacht Club
Carolina Beach, NC
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2018
Apr
14
Manny joins Lenore Raphael in concert, Halle Cultural Arts
Apex, NC
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
Mar
22
Believe It and Run Kickoff Party, Dockside Restaurant
Wilmington, NC
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2018
Mar
3
Memorial Celebration for Carole Bohrer, Bellamy Mansion
Wilmington, NC
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2018
Feb
1
NC Jazz Festival in concert
Wilmington, NC
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM
2018
Jan
18
Dental Practice Open House at Grand View Luxury Apartments
Wilmington, NC
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2017
Dec
10
Manny joins the Jim Ferris Trio at the Shell Island Resort
Wrightsville Beach, NC
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
2017
Sep
30
Solid Gold 21st Celebration Gala, JVille Conference Center
Jacksonville, NC
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cover Band
Blues Band
Brazilian Band
Dance Band
Jazz Band
Latin Band
Swing Band
Smooth Jazz Band
World Music Band
Wedding Band
Jazz Orchestra
Proms
Weddings
Bar Mitzvahs
Happy Hours
Picnic
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Banquets
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Grand Openings
Graduation Parties
High School Reunions
Holiday Parties
Trade Shows
Memorial Services
Please note Mangroove will also travel to Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Winnabow, Leland, Kure Beach, Castle Hayne, Southport, Bolivia, Delco, Rocky Point, Oak Island, Hampstead, Currie, Riegelwood, Supply, Bolton, Burgaw, Ingold, Brunswick, Atkinson, Pine Level, Kelly, Holly Ridge, Shallotte, Watha, Maple Hill, Dublin, Council, Ash, Ocean Isle Beach.
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