La Timbera Mayor

Melena  returned to her homeland  Cuba making history as the first woman to perform and record conga drums with the legendary Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Piñeiro since their founding in 1927.  This song was written by the Director of the Septeto Nacional Frank Oropesa "El Matador". The song is about


Arrangement of Batacumbele's
"Se Le Ve."  Melena (Congas, Timbales, Batas, Quinto); Raul Piñeda (Drums), Rene Camacho (Bass), Gustavo Ramirez (Keyboards); Francisco Torrres (Trombone); Javier Vergara (Sax); Luis Eric Gonzalea (Trumpet and Arranger) . 

Baila Conmigo

Baila Conmigo is an original composition by Luis Eric Gonzalez.
Spicy, sexy latin cha cha cha and R&B groove with Melena on congas and timbales...featuring Juan Pablo Castillo on vocals

Son de La Naturaleza

Melena's Dream Project is to record in her native homeland of Cuba. This is her first single recorded in Havana, Cuba. Lyrics are written by her mother Myrna Valdes, arranged by Joaquin Betancourt and featuring Calunga on vocals. 


This is an Afro Cuban Jazz instrumental original composition by Luis Eric Gonzales.  Melena (Congas, Timbales, Bongos and miscellaneous percussion); Raul Piñeda (Drums); Rene Camacho (Bass); Francisco Torres (Trombone); Javier Vergara (Saxophone); Luis Eric Gonzalez (Trumpet).