Les Moncada the first Latin Jazz and Salsa bandleader in the Sacramento Northern CA. area. Co-leader of various Afro-Cuban folkloric groups throughout the years.
Les Moncada is one of the few handful of personal Bata Drum students of the late Conga Legend Francisco Aguabella.
Les Moncada, has perfomed with jazz guitar legend Eddie Duran, pianist Patricia Thumas, Violinist Susie Hansen, Timbalero Ramon Banda, Sal Carrachiolo tpt, Pianist the late Richard Kermode (Kermode played with Malo, Carlos Santana and Janis Joplin fame), Bassist Tony Banda, John Santos, Sax artist Mad Duran, Francisco Aguabella, Nico Gutierrez, Conguero Poncho Sanchez, Timbalero Louie Romero, pianist, Ruben Hurtado, Vibe player, Nerio De Gracia, Brazilian singer Lena Mariano Kansas City, Guitarist the late Johnny Heartsman, organist Frank Depree, sax artist Arun Luthra nyc, Francesa Gorre-Holman, Steve Holman, David Belove, David Bass-piano, Erik Kleven, Roberto Clark-tpt,
Francisco Aguabella was my fr