“…as smooth as Santana and as exuberant as the Gipsy Kings…” Santa Fean Magazine, Santa Fe, NM

“…these guys blow the crowd away….jamming on guitars and singing with charisma that is undeniable! Manzanares works the crowd into a dancing frenzy!” New Mexico Music Transmission Magazine

“¡BANDA CALIENTE!….Manzanares sizzles with a concert of percussive Nuevo Latino music perfect for shakin’ your groove thang.” The Independent/Arts & Entertainment, Santa Barbara, CA

“….explosive Latin music!” Desert Sun News, Palm Springs, CA

“….jam with electricity and raw energy…Their Nuevo Latino style delivers an aggressive, charismatic punch, blended with Afro-Cuban rhythms, Merenge, Soca, Samba…” Taos Solar Music Festival Guide

“Tu CD (Nuevo Latino) esta bello!” Juan Gabriel, Latin Music Entertainer

“Left the audience clamoring for more…Otra! Otra! Otra!” Al Vasquez, La Presa Hispana, Palm Springs, CA

“…strike up a sizzling score of flamenco-style rumba combined with “Santana-esque” instrumental grooves…” ArtSmart, Santa Fe, NM

“What distinguishes Manzanares from bands that draw heavily on Nuevo Flamenco is their ability to amalgamate traditional New Mexican music with the electricity and fire of rock, flamenco, rumba and Latin sounds.” Antonio Lopez, Pasatiempo, Santa Fe, NM