Menlo Park, CA
Producer, composer, arranger, pianist and audio engineer Israel Tanenbaum has produced over 700 songs and performed in more than 100 recordings of Salsa, Latin Jazz, Folklore and Latin/Tropical Pop. Some of Israel’s best-known work includes salsa titles like “Oiga Mire Vea” and “Te amo, te extraño” (Orquesta Guayacán), and Latin Jazz compositions “Hacha y Machete” (Alfredo De La Fe) and “Tanenbaum a la Lucca” (Papo Lucca). His work has earned one Platinum and two Gold records.
Israel has played with artists & bands such as Batacumbele, Zaperoko, Orquesta Guayacán, Roberto Roena & Apollo Sound; violinist Alfredo De La Fe; singers Pete “Conde” Rodriguez and Marvin Santiago; trumpeter “Chocolate” Armenteros; bassist John Benitez; percussionists Richie Flores and Giovanny Hidalgo. He also arranged for Latin icons like Sonora Ponceña and Fania All Stars.