Yari More Latin Wedding Band
Yari Mor The Romantic of Salsa.
Some years ago, a group of Friends gathered at a nightclub in Bogota, Colombia. Among them was Yari Mor, a talent ready to be discovered. Suddenly, one of Yari's friends asked the Bandleader to give Yari a chance to sing. The bandleader, thinking he was in front of another drunk customer who wanted a chance at stardom accepted reluctantly. As Yari performed on stage, he displayed his natural talent for the music. Little did he know that this was his step to a bigger world. Not only Yari capture the crowd but also he had them asking to sing more. Shortly after, this " debut" motivated the Bandleader to hire Yari permanently as the main singer of the band.
He continued to sing with the group for the next six months until joining the top bands in Colombia, " La Tropibomba" and Then" La Catedra de Colombia." Due to his impressive talent,Yari then earned a two year contract to join " Orquestra Blacio Jr." as a lead singer in the sister republic of Ecuador. After that, he would move to the United States.
Success seemed to be the defining trait of Yari's career. After performing with popular bands throughout Colombia and Ecuador, Yari moved to Los Angeles to further cultivate his career. In the years that he has been in the United States, Yari has created quite an impressive resume including winning several competitions. For example; he received first place as singer and composer at the local and national OTI Song Festival for three consecutive years, The" Curacao" Song Festival, The "New York" Song Festival, The "Scheveningen" song festival in Holland, where he would be recognized as Best Performer and also the" Star Search” where he won first place nationally. His first album " Dame" topped the record sales charts in Colombia, Central America, surpassing other recording artists such as Raphael, Roberto Carlos and Julio Iglesias.
Yari was consequently associated with the romantic music world. However, after singing ballads for ten years and keeping the romanticism, he directed his style to the difficult rhythms of Salsa. Yari recorded his first album titled " Piel a Piel", thus proving the scope and breadth of his talent. Following the success of his first two albums, Yari was courted by "RMM" being the first Artist from the west coast to be signed to the largest tropical music label in the world, recorded the album " Tal para cual". So successful was his partnership with "RMM" that the song "Pegaito" climbed to the number four spot on the Billboard charts in the USA, as well as in Spain, Germany and of course Latin America.
Accompanied by a very talented group of musicians, Yari has performed in such events and places as Fiesta Broadway, Telemundo''s Fiesta Del Sol, Festival Calle Ocho in Miami, Colombian Independence Festival at the Flushing Meadows Park in New-York. Yari and his orquestra has played in the most important nightclubs in New-York, Chicago, Mexico DF, Anchorage Alaska, Arizona, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas, Palm Springs and of course Los Angeles at the House of Blues, The Conga Room, The New Century Club, The Rumba Room, The Mayan, Universal Studios, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Disneyland, The Hollywood Bowl for the Playboy Jazz Festival, also the Latin Jazz festival, The RMM 10th Anniversary Show At the Madison Square garden nationally televised, the Festival Latino Americano in Verona, Italy, the Jay Leno show with Linda Rostand, The Vibe with Simbad, with Celia Cruz and the Ritmo Latino Music Awards For The Telemundo Network as a musical coordinator for five consecutive years.
Yari has also enjoyed the success of having performed with some of the most important "salsero's" in the world. Such as Willy Chirino, Group Niche, "El Rey Del Timbale" Tito Puente, India, Jerry Rivera, Marc Anthony, Jose Alberto " El Canario" Victor Manuelle and many others. " The Queen of Salsa" herself Celia Cruz chose Yari Mor to be her official West Coast Orquestra for the last seven years of her career, Yari was honored to be her band leader and traveled with her to Mexico on several occasions, Texas, Las Vegas, San Francisco, San Diego, Palm Springs, Hawaii, and Los Angeles at the House of Blues, Fiesta Broadway and the Hollywood Bowl in three occasions.
Many producers has used Yari's vocal abilities to record several jingles for different products for radio and TV in the Latin market such as Budweiser, Miller Lite, Miller Genuine Draft, Corona, Coors Lite, Coca-Cola, PepsiCola, Mexicana Airlines, American Airlines, Folders, Bustelo, Knudsen, Scope, California Lottery, Ingles sin Barreras, Mac Donald’s and many more.
On the Humanitarian side, Yari has organized various fundraisers to help the victims of earthquakes in Mexico, Colombia, El Salvador, the Explosions in Guadalajara Mexico and other disasters of Mother Nature. In addition, for his good heart he has being awarded by the Colombian government and the local governments one the most resent achievement Yari was invited to be a part of a historical day at the Antonio Villaraigoza Inauguration Ceremony at City Hall in Los Angeles, California.
Therefore, we invite you to experience the excitement and talents of Yari Mor along with his orquestra. We guarantee you will have memorable moments.