Las Chicas Del Can is a famous and extremely successful all-female merengue group from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Originally created by Wilfrido Vargas, several teams of female vocalists and musicians have alternately performed under the name Las Chicas del Can throughout the group's history.
Los Melódicos are a Latin dance band from Venezuela that plays a blend of Colombian, Cuban and Dominican rhythms. The orchestra was assembled by Renato Capriles in Caracas during the late 1950s, making their debut in a local radio station on July 15, 1958. Led by Capriles, the orchestra was voted by a Caracas journalist association as the best Venezuelan orchestra that year.
Calle Ciega is a reggaeton boy band from Venezuela. It started early in 1998 with merengue hip hop, ending its evolution in a mix of dance reggaeton with a unique Venezuelan "flow". The group has five elements: Nacho, El Chino, Luifer, Kent and Emilio. All of them coming from different cities in Venezuela and from other musical proyects.
Ilan Chester (Ilan Czenstochouski) was born in Jaffa, Israel on July 30th 1952 but was raised in Venezuela. His parents, from Jewish roots, zionists escaping from World War II, arrived in Venezuela in 1954. He studied at Colegio Moral y Luces where he later graduated.