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Manuel Dorantes 480-229-8618

Manuel Dorantes
is recognized as the foremost keyboard player in the Valley. He has a repertoire of selections numbering in the hundreds. He has 40 years experience playing music from the 20's through the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80's including American Standards, Big Band, Latin, Pop, Light Jazz, Country, Rock & Roll, Oldies and more. He plays Waltzes, Foxtrots, Swing, Rhumba, Cha-Cha, Samba, Tango, Disco, Sing A long, and Line Dancing. He is highly knowledgeable, with regard to the Latin culture and its music, from Mariachi, Banda, Cumbias, Boleros, etc.

Born in Queretaro Mexico, he began playing at age 3 the Mandolin, and other stringed instruments. By the age of 12, at the loss of his father and as the oldest son, he started playing the Accordion and Mandolin in a local restaurant to support his family. Later, he upgraded to the Organ and played, in many social events, weddings, graduations, etc,

His performances included prestigious facilities such as: Marriot, Presidente Hotels in Ixtapa (Zihuatanejo), La Paz (Baja California), Cancun, and Acapulco. Later he moved to the USA and in the Chicago suburban area performed in places like Richards, Wesberrys, 19th Hole(owned by Bob Roppolo), Altieries, Alphie's Steak house, the Matterhorn, etc.
Manuel has made Arizona his permanent home for the last 7 years.
In addition to Manuels musical talent, he is now a consultant and software designer/developer for major,international keyboard manufactuers.

 Below is a list of some Arizona venues where he has performed.

Vee Quiva Hotel & Resort
Lone Butte Casino in Chandler
Wildhorse Pass Casino & Resort in Chandler
Bell Recreation Center in Sun City
Devonshire Senior Center in Phoenix
Sierra Wind Care Center 
Paradise Valley Community Center
Granite Reef/Scottsdale Senior Center
Greenfield RV Resort in Mesa
Hillcrest Dance Club in Sun City West
Las Palmas Grand Resort in Mesa
Mesa Regal RV Resort in Mesa
Palmas Del Sol in Mesa
Sun City Country Club in Sun City
Palmbrook Country Club in Sun City
Briarwood Country Club Sun City West
Sun City Grand in Surprise

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