Billy "la voz" Kompalsa! Producer. Singer. Musician. Composer. Arranger. Songwriter. band leader has cultivated himself from the Nuyorican Salsa Boys where he lead the salsa boys from 1996 to 2013 performing on numerous t.v. shows news media legendary clubs such as cafe wha! gonzalez y gonzalez. paladium he as a musician has toured with Brenda K. Star. Domingo Quinones. Doctor Buzzard and the Savannah band. Roberto Torres. Jose Fajardo & many more in the world music scene he has recorded and toured with big name french caribbean and haitian bands like tabou combo. king kino. djakout mizik. Lakol. magnum band and may more now on his quest as a solo artist he has transformed his image and his style as a solo singer musician and producer with his first solo release KOMPALSA!
Billy La Voz Kompalsa! born in Brooklyn NY from Puerto Rican parents who are retired Dept of Education employees with over 33 years of service. Billy La Voz studied music at Kingsborough Community College also while in High School attended the Talent Unlimited Music program at Julia Richmon H.S. while at the same time at Bushwick H.S. and marching in tri-state and U.S.A. competitions with the Ridgemen Drum & Bugle corps. meanwhile playing trumpet in the salsa scene with top latin artists and bands like Robert Torres. Jose Fajardo Charlie Rodriguez. Ralphy Santi. Iris chacon. Los Nietos del Rey. El Varon Nelson Cordero and top 40 American bands like the Savannah band and many many more......now after his Salsa Boys local success Billy La Voz has transformed himself into a solo artist singer vocalist percussionist and producer musician where he sings lead wrote his songs and has created his own unique style of island Caribbean latin French Haitian music with a salsa horn section and Dominican Colombian Cuban percussion grooves he calls…KOMPALSA!
Billy La Voz KOMPALSA! a blend of latin Caribbean kompa, zouk salsa merengue music in which Billy la Voz formerly of the salsa boys band Sings lead writes his own songs and plays Trumpet. Congas. Timbales. Bongos. Indian Darbuka. Tambora.Cowbells and even programs drum loops/beats\
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Images: Billy la voz kompalsa live performance
Billy la voz on percussions
billy la voz with his latin world music band Kompalsa