Eddie Manzanares plays covers and originals with a Latin flair for smooth mood or high energy...

About Eddie Manzanares

Eddie Manzanares

Eddie Manzanares (Spanish vocals & acoustic guitar) is an experienced Latin jazz musician. Originally from Mexico, he performed for audiences, large and small, in Mexico, South America, USA, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, South Korea, Canada, and the Caribbean before settling in the Pacific Northwest. He currently resides in Tri-Cities, Washington.

His music performance style is a combination of Latin-Jazz, Bossanova and Rumba Flamenca. He also loves to perform Salsa, Cha Cha Cha, Son Cubano, and Son Montuno music for your dancing pleasure.

You can find Eddie performing at food and/or wine related venues in the Tri-Cities and Walla Walla, and at wineries in locations such as Woodinville and Lake Chelan.

He is available to perform solo, with one or two friends, or with his Café Blanco band at special events including weddings, festivals, and corporate gatherings.

Café Blanco Band

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Eddie Manzanares entered the Tri-Cities scene with his band, Café Blanco, in 2004. The Café Blanco band has performed Latin Jazz and Salsa at venues such Bookwalter Winery, Bonefish Grill, Casa Vino, Walla Faces, Thomas O'Neil Winery, Smasne Cellars Tasting Room and other venues in Tri-Cities and Walla Walla. Guests always enjoy dancing when the band performs.

Café Blanco performed the opening for Jessy J, queen of contempory sax, at Canon de Sol Winery in September 2014, performed at the Chris Isaak Concert Opening in 2011 as part of the Tri-Cities Riverfront Concert Series, and performed at the TomatoFare East Festival at White Heron Cellars in 2010. Café Blanco also performed at Wildhorse Resort & Casino where guests enjoyed dancing to their music.

Check out the Music & Videos section for videos of the band performing. If you would like Café Blanco to perform at your next event then Contact Eddie!

Café Blanco Band Flyer

Musicians

Eddie has a roster of talented musicians that he performs with:

Adrienne Bousquet Adrienne Bousquet - Vocals

Brian WIlliams Brian WIlliams - Bass Guitar

Bruce Kirton Bruce Kirton - Bass Guitar

Cuco Martinez Cuco Martinez - Percussion, Bass Guitar, Vocals

Debi Eng Debi Eng - Piano

Doug Scarborough Doug Scarborough - Trombone, Piano, Bass Guitar

Glenn Ayers Glenn Ayers - Percussion

Greg Miner Greg Miner - Saxophone, Flute, Harmonica, Vocals

Jay Almaguer Jay Almaguer - Bass Guitar

Jerry Yokel Jerry Yokel - Mandolin, Fiddle, Vocals

JP Benitez JP Benitez - Percussion, Vocals

Luke Basile Luke Basile - Guitar

Manuel (Manny) Avila Manuel (Manny) Avila - Keyboard, Violin

Melissa Cunnington Melissa Cunnington - Vocals

Michael Douglas Michael Douglas - Guitar, Bass Guitar, Vocals

Sami Braman Sami Braman - Violin

Tony Woods Tony Woods - Guitar

Booking Information

Eddie Manzanares with Christian & Dana Camarena

Contact Eddie for your music entertainment needs including special events, wineries, weddings, business gatherings, festivals and parties. Eddie is also interested in a venue that would be willing to support weekly Salsa Nights.

Private Acoustic Guitar Lessons

Eddie also teaches private acoustic guitar lessons for beginners in all Latin music styles - Bossanova, Latin jazz, Rumba, Salsa and more.

Eddie offers guitar lessons for beginners
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