Los Chicos del 512

It is a mind-blowing experience and the closest you can get to live a Selena concert.  Simply, the best Selena tribute band out there! All of its band members have lived and played to the remarkable music that Selena brought to us for at least 15 years.  After living through her music, they wanted to have an opportunity to bring this incredible show to all of her fans.  For the past two years, they have performed this amazing experience to Selena fans across the country.  These musicians came together and orchestrated an extraordinary show that will have you back in 1995 within seconds of their first song. Los Chicos del 512 will bring to you the finest Selena tribute that you can possibly imagine. Now, get ready to sing, dance and relive Selena!

 

KEILA MARTINEZ
// lead singer
 
“Keila Martinez, born in San Luis, AZ.she started developing her music skills In the early years, with the distinguished and award winning Gadsden School District #32 Marching Band, playing trumpet, and in the Mariachi Gadsden where she sang and played violin. Mr. Castro, the Music Teacher through his passion in music was able to pave the way and provide an example to Mrs. Martinez, which helped her realize her own love for music along with the Mariachi Teachers. Involvement in these musical programs gave Keila the opportunity to attend The Tucson International Mariachi Conference as well as The Guadalajara International Mariachi Conference. It is through these enriching opportunities that Keila was motivated to strive for success and continue excelling academically. As a first generation college graduate, and daughter of hard working parents in the Agricultural Industry, Mrs. Martinez firmly believes that each student is born with the power to succeed, and teachers, counselors, and dedicated school staff can help students find the key to realizing their full potential.

RICARDO MADRID

//keyboards

 

Keyboardist, music director and social media manager, was born in Mexicali, Mexico, but raised in Somerton, AZ.  He has an amazing career of 23 years in the music industry, specializing in música grupera.  He has an extensive curriculum since 1992 performing for major events, as well as private parties with diverse versatile music groups.  Furthermore, Rica earned a Master’s Degree in Multicultural Education from Northern Arizona University and currently teaches 6th grade Math and Science.

 

MARTIN PERALTA

//guitar

 

He is the guitarist and responsible for music arrangements.  He was born in California and began his musical career at the age of 9.  He has been performing for over 20 years and has an extensive career that includes studying music both at Arizona Western College and Arizona State University. Martin’s great talents went as far as touring with Mexican singer Pilar Montenegro. He is the music director for Gadsden Elementary School District Marching Band, which has performed nationally and internationally.  They participated in the London New Year’s Parade in 2013.  Currently, Martin is the head producer of HALO records, a record label owned by him and two colleagues. Martin Peralta is proudly endorsed by Pena Custom guitars.

JESUS CORDOVA

//bass

 

Bass player, is from Yuma, AZ. His career and passion for music started in 1993.  He describes his instrument as the “Soul of Music”. Since then, he has played with numerous local bands across the county and in Mexico at local events and private parties. His collaborations in the music industry as a producer inspired him to become a recording studio audio engineer. Jesus has a Master's Degree in computer engineering.

JIMMY ARCE

//percussionist

 

He is from San Luis, Arizona. He is the band's percussionist and newest member. Jimmy has an extensive musical career performing both Latin and Jazz genres in Mexico and the US. He is a member of the ADOC Honor Guard Pipe and Drums Core. He is also the percussionist for a local band called Sunset Band. 

MARIO HERNANDEZ

//drums

 

Drum player and music producer, was born in San Jose, California.  He started his career in his teens at the local church choir.  His passion for music led him to play with different local bands in Mexico and Arizona.  His bands, along the years, have been opening acts for several famous Spanish Rock bands/singers such as Aleks Syntek, Panteon Rococo, Enanitos Verdes to mention a few.  Mario is also a co-director for the Gadsden Elementary School District Marching band, leading the drum line in the London New Year’s Parade in 2013 and numerous performances across the country. He is the owner of Halo Records and Member of 512 Productions.

Contact

Indy Bachu

(917) 776-8447

indy@fuzion.com

 

Mario Hernandez

(928) 785-7197

mario.hernandez@selenathetribute.com

 

Ricardo Madrid

(928) 919-1371

rick.madrid@selenathetribute.com