Or simply give us a call!

(619) 339-5936

The Manny Cepeda Orchestra Core!

Talk to us about your favorite songs and genres, and don't be surprised if we exceed your expectations. Whether you need a duo of highly skilled musicians to complement the atmosphere of a cocktail party in your home, or instead want a larger group to play your family's favorite classic salsa at a large wedding event, hiring the Manny Cepeda Orchestra is a surefire way to impress your guests. Call us today to begin planning your ideal musical performance!

The most reliable salsa band in San Diego is also one of the hottest live performance options on the market! Our expert professionalism and decades of musical experience make the Manny Cepeda Orchestra one of the premier groups currently performing in the San Diego and Los Angeles areas.

No job is too big or too small for the consummate ensemble of performers in the Manny Cepeda Orchestra. By drawing from his world-class background in musical study (as well as from years of international touring experience) Manny Cepeda writes, arranges, and performs his own genre-bending brand of Latin instrumentation.


Manny Cepeda - Ldr (Pto. Rico)

Aico Simon (J-Latina) - Japan

Andy Fraguela - (Panama)

Kiko Jimenez - (Puerto Rico)

Derek Cannon (Trumpet)

Billy Edwards (Trumpet)

Xavier Quintero (Trombone)

John Durkee (Trombone)

Gerard Nolan (Bari Sax)

John Durkee (Trombone/Sound)

Whether your plans for working with us are small or large, the Manny Cepeda Orchestra is sure to make an impression with your guests and audience! Contact us (619) 339-5936.


Coming up on November 17, 2017 our monthly Salsa Under the Stars at Headquarters Seaport! Don't forget to bring your dancing shoes!!!

About US


November 2017 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 6-9pm

THE LOT - La Jolla, MCO Duo
7611 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (858) 777-0069.

Friday, November 10, 2017, 7 pm

Birthday Party Celebration

87th Birthday (Private)
Manny Cepeda (Solo) 
Born & Raise Restaurant, Little Italy, SD, CA. 92101. Info: (619) 202-4577.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 5pm  
KyXy 96.5 Toy Drive

for Rady Childrens Hospital 
Manny Cepeda Orchestra Trio
Mission Valley IKEA Parking Lot. 
2149 Fenton Pkwy, San Diego, CA 92108. Info: (888) 888-4532.

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6-8
"Spirit of Puerto Rico Fundraiser"
Manny Cepeda Orchestra (Solo)
Logan Heights Family Health Center. 1809 National Avenue, San Diego, CA 92113. Info: 619-515-2311 Point of Contact: Bella Suavengco

Friday, November 17, 2017, 6-9 pm
"Salsa Under the Stars Series,"
Headquarters District at Seaport
"The Manny Cepeda Quartet"! 
789 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. Info: 619-235-4014 x3.

Saturday, November 18, 2017, 8 pm
Havana Nights at #1 5th, Hillcrest!
#1 on 5th at Hillcrest Presents! 
The Manny Cepeda Orchestra Trio! 3845 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103. Info: 619-299-1912.

Sunday, November 19, 2017, 1-4 pm
"Liberty Public Market"
"The Manny Cepeda Orchestra Duo!" Featuring Aico Simon J-Latina. 2820 Historic Decatur Rd. 
San Diego, California 92106. 
General Info: (619) 487-9346.

Friday, November 24, 2017, 7-10pm
El Comal Restaurant Presents!
The music of "Manny Cepeda!"
3946 Illinois Street, San Diego, CA 92104. Information and Reservations call: 619-294-8292.


Cepeda Orchestra

​​"Soldiers who Salsa!"

​​"Salsa Under the Stars!"