Melena Francis

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Afro-Cuban Percussionist.

Melena, born in Havana Cuba, has mastered the traditional rhythms that have traveled from Africa to Cuba, to the dance floors of America. Her Afro-Cuban sound is a conversation of melodies which she plays with fierce passion. Melena is a multi-talented percussionist who plays Congas, Timbales, Bata Drums, and Shekere.

Melena has toured, performed, and recorded with Barry White, Stevie Wonder, Macy Gray, Julio Iglesias, Placido Domingo, Giovanni Hidalgo, Chucho Valdes and Irakere, Mario Ortiz, Jr., Chino Nuñez, Chayanne, Poncho Sanchez, Frankie Morales and Ray De La Paz. Melena has also appeared on Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with David Letterman, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, The Arsenio Hall Show, BET, and was the featured percussionist on HBO's Loco Slam with Carlos Mencia and The Fernando Hidalgo Show (Miami, Florida).

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