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Los Melódicos are a Latin dance band from Venezuela that plays a blend of Colombian, Cuban and Dominican rhythms. The orchestra was assembled by Billo Frómeta in Caracas in july 1958, making their debut in a local radio station on July 15, in 1960 José Maria Frómeta "Billo " sold the orchestra to Renato Capriles who was acting as a owner as Billo was suspended by the Venezuelans musicians union. Renato took over in 1960 and The Melódicos has been directed since them. the orchestra was voted by a Caracas journalist association as the best Venezuelan orchestra that year.
Since their foundation Los Melódicos has released more than 100 original albums and has toured extensively in Venezuela, Colombia, and in the top Hispanic circles of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami, being awarded in Venezuela 139 times, as well in Colombia (9) and United States (5). Leads singers in their history includes Emilita Dago, Manolo Monterrey, Víctor Piñero, Rafa Galindo, Chico Salas, Roberto Antonio, Diveana and Perucho Navarro.
Los Melódicos still touring under Iliana Capriles direction. The Orchestra hasn't recorded any brand new single or album in more than 11 year. Everything the Melodicos still playing in parties are the albums previously recorded by the most and the best musician in the tropical music style Mr. Oscar Garcia Urrego
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