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RIP Rudy Regalado

Posted on November 5, 2010 at 10:06 AM

We are deeply saddened by the loss

of our dear friend

and great Timbal player

Rudy Regalado

of Venezuela.

Our condolences go out to


and the rest of the

Regalado family.

THANKS so much Rudy

for your Love and Dedication

to Latin Music.

You will be missed!

Rest in peace Rudy.


DOB January 29, 1943

RIP November 4, 2010

Review & Thanks to DJ El Chino & Solar Latin Club

Posted on October 22, 2010 at 6:08 PM

Muchas GRACIAS a

DJ El Chino y Solar Latin Club

de Cali, Colombia

por la reseña y por difundir nuestra musica a todo el mundo que aprecia la musica Latin Jazz/Salsa.

Que siga la musica!



DJ El Chino & Solar Latin Club

from Cali, Colombia

for writing a review and for spreading our music

all over the world to those that appreciate

Latin Jazz/Salsa music.

Let the music continue!

Aqui esta un poco de la reseña:

"Guapacha entra rompiendo con una fuerza impresionante en los arreglos. Vientos certeros y percusion potente hacen de esta agrupacion una joya para escuchar y disfrutar en cada una de sus piezas."

-- DJ El Chino (Solar Latin Club) 

Aqui puede leer la reseña, escuchar

nuestra musica, y dejar un comentario

en Solar Latin Club:


Here is a little bit of the review:

"Guapacha breaks through with an impressive force in the arrangements. Accurate winds and powerful percussion make this big band a gem to listen to and enjoy each one of their pieces."

-- DJ El Chino (Solar Latin Club) 

Here you can read (in Spanish) the review,

listen to our music and leave a comment

on Solar Latin Club:



Thanks to WMNF 88.5 FM Tampa, Florida

Posted on October 18, 2010 at 10:35 AM

We would like to thank

DJ Luis "Speedy" Gonzalez

from WMNF 88.5 FM Latin Jazz & Salsa

for spinning tracks from our NEW release on

October 16, 2010

LIVE on their airwaves.

To see the playlist and to hear this show again

for the next 6 days ONLY,

Click on The "Listen Again" Links

on the Latin Jazz & Salsa web page:

Please click on the Tip Jar if you like to support the show.

Listen Live every Saturday 4PM-6PM (ET) at:

Jingle Recording @ Mas Music Productions

Posted on October 12, 2010 at 2:20 PM

Guapacha just finished recording and mixing their

NEW jingle for Canto Tropical KPFK 90.7 FM at:

Thanks to engineers

Tim Moore and Adrian Alvarado!

Mas Music Productions offers complete music production from demo to full album release. Whether you are a singer/songwriter, vocalist, band or working in corporate music placement, Mas Music's team can craft you the perfect piece of music from scratch or enhance tracks you already have. Contact them directly from their website:

Stay tuned for the 1st official airing of the

Guapacha Jingle on

Canto Tropical KPFK 90.7 FM

KPFK 90.7 FM Radio Winners

Posted on October 4, 2010 at 10:00 AM

Here are our 3 winners from the KPFK 90.7 FM Live Guapacha Interview

on Saturday, October 2, 2010. Gilberto Torres (music director of Guapacha)

announced on the air that he would give away 3 CD's

to the first 3 people that would log onto our website

 during the interview. Those winners are:

I'm  listening to the interview right now and I just love

the big band sound of Guapacha!

Would love to hear more of it on Canto Tropical.

--- Paul Broughton

Congrats on your radio debut, I truly enjoyed it.

Please keep me posted on upcoming events.

--- Cynthia Jimenez

I just heard your interview and new songs from your cd

on Canto Tropical. I really enjoyed your music and I'm glad

 I found out about your music. Its beautiful.

Take care and god bless you all.

--- Stephanie Gomez

Thanks to KPFK 90.7 FM Canto Tropical

Posted on October 3, 2010 at 7:13 PM

We would like to thank

Kathy Diaz and Armando Nila

 from KPFK 90.7 FM Canto Tropical

for interviewing us yesterday

October 2, 2010

LIVE on their airwaves.

The interview and full Canto Tropical show from yesterday is available for listening at:

LIVE Radio Interview KPFK 90.7 FM Today SATURDAY 10/02/10

Posted on October 2, 2010 at 6:00 PM

We will be doing a LIVE interview


8:15 pm - 10:00 pm on


Hosts: Kathy Diaz & Armando Nila 

They will be playing tracks from our NEW album: "Something Different"

Listen LIVE online at:

Latin American Parade & Festival Winners 2010

Posted on September 30, 2010 at 8:19 PM

Here are the results for our CD and T-Shirt Giveaways from the Latin American Parade & Festival event in downtown Long Beach on September 25, 2010:

1st Place Winner (1 CD) :

YAYYY!!! Thanks very much for the CD!

I had such an amazing time watching and listening

 and grooving to your music. I am

definitely a happy winner. --- Abbigale McCarthy

2nd Place Winner (1 CD):

Estoy muy contenta de haber ganado un CD fabuloso de musica GUAPACHA. (I'm very happy to have won a fabulous music CD of GUAPACHA.) --- Josephine Castellanos

3rd Place Winner (1 T-Shirt):

Jose Velazquez

(T-Shirt winner: you can select any of the color shirts

and specify your size.)


If you are any of the above winners that entered our raffle during the Festival then make sure you contact us via e-mail: [email protected] and provide us with your home address so that we can send you your winning prize. We have your e-mail address and will get in contact with you there as well.


To Everyone: Thanks for your support and spread the word about Guapacha...something different!!!

Guapacha CD Release @ Latin American Parade & Festival Press Release

Posted on September 24, 2010 at 8:00 AM


SEPTEMBER 23, 2010



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LONG BEACH, CA (September 25, 2010) Guapacha Productions is proud to announce the performance and LIVE CD release of Guapacha’s “Something Different” album at the Gaucho Grill Main Stage of the 2nd Annual Latin American Parade & Festival on 1st Street and Linden Avenue. The performance and CD release will be held on September 25, 2010 to honor the Latin American culture as well as Guapacha’s accomplishments. Performance will be from 7:40 P.M. until 8:20 P.M. and is FREE. Come out and join us to celebrate and support the Latin American culture, our achievement, and to enjoy a fun-filled night of LIVE music and dance. Best of all you can purchase a copy of the CD release as well as posters and bright Guapacha T-shirts.


About Guapacha:

The group was formed by Gilberto Torres in Köln, Germany. He gave this Latin Jazz/Salsa band the name of Guapacha in memory of Amado ‘Guapacha’ Borcela. Guapacha was regarded as a Cuban singer of tremendous potential before his death at the age of 32 in 1966. The word ‘Guapacha’ can mean several different things like happy, open minded, different, and/or party person. Gilberto noticed he had something in common with the person and the word ‘Guapacha’ and decided to name his group after them. Guapacha has toured and performed internationally in places such as: Germany, Amsterdam-Holland, Turkey, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Luxembourg, and Cuba. Guapacha has stayed alive, with its unique style, by bringing together extraordinary musicians with tremendous talent to interpret Jazz and Latin music for all to enjoy and dance!!! Guapacha...something different!!!

For more information go to:


About Guapacha Productions:

Guapacha Productions is an entertainment company/independent record label, located in Lakewood, which represents Guapacha (Big Band Latin Jazz/Salsa group), Gil Tower Latin Jazz Trio & Quartet, and Pan Bazodee (Steel Drum Band). We manage, produce, promote, and book these groups to perform in venues, corporate events, private events, and festivals. For more information go to:




Press Contact:

Nelly Zamora • 562-505-9771

Thanks to our Supporters

Posted on September 23, 2010 at 10:00 AM

Guapacha would like to thank the following people for contributing and supporting Guapacha in this project:

Mr. Joe Rothman from West Coast Jazz Party

Mr. Daniel Cintron from Miami, Florida:

Thank you so much for your support!