Jose Velez and Luis Alfredo (The Rumba Brothers) have been playing together for nearly 20 years. They began their long musical friendship as part of the Latin American Group Sol Latino, while still college students at UCF. Jose Velez is an excellent tenor and guitar player. He has a Music Degree from the University of Central Florida, where he won various scholarships and vocal competitions under the guidance of famous teacher Louis Roney. The Rumba Brothers play a mixture of Italian, Mariachi, Caribbean Latin and Flamenco music.