A member from the Fania All Stars since 1973, Roberto Roena is really a expert of Latin percussion. Furthermore to performing along with his personal music group, Roberto Roena Y Su Apollo Audio, Roena has performed bongos and congas for such top-notch Latin performers as Ruben Cutting blades, Tito Cruz, Papo Sanchez, Adalberto Santiago, Elias Lopes, and Julio “Gunda” Merced. Roena in the beginning attracted interest when he followed Ismael Rivera on the favorite television show Un Display de Cortijo Y Su Combo. Broadcast daily from 1954 until 1955, the display established Roena as you of Puerto Rico’s greatest percussionists. He continued to be using the group until 1962 when he became a member of Gran Combode Puerto Rico. He created his personal music group in 1969.