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The Havaneros Band


Cuban & Latin Music in Israel

Latin musical group with a recipe for musical excitement. The music is a fiery melting pot of different styles and rhythms taking listeners on a musical journey through Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Brazil. The music, fun, and passion of The Havaneros Band is well received and appreciated by the large and diverse audiences this group attracts.

The Havaneros Band perform original music, as well as music by Celia Cruz, Buenavista Social Club, Oscar de Leon, Miami Sound Machine and more.

Based in Israel, The Havaneros are fitted to perform countrywide at Clubs, Festivals, and all sort of private events.


"Cuarto de Tula" 3.0 Mb -- Click here to Listen!

"Uf Gozal" (Gozalito) 3.7 Mb -- Click here to listen!

"Fever" 3.6 Mb -- Click here to listen!


Daniel Alaluf

The Havaneros band have performed in the Israel Festival, Naharia Sumer Festival, Binianei Ahuma, Kol Ha Ir's Anual Festival, the Jerusalem Theatre, Hotzot HaYotzer and Hotzot Ha Ir festivals and have been the house bands for venues like 911 and Mamila.


Tamara - vocals



The Havaneros Band

The "HAVANEROS" Band members:
Tamara Faingerch -  Vocals
Tamara was born in Argentina, has been singing since she was a young girl in all kinds of ensembles, she was part of the MERCEDES SOSA choir in her South American Tour, amongst other artists. She was soloist in the "Sonido" ensemble, and solo singer of the National Lottery.
Abe Doron Congas & Timbales
Born in Mexico. He played internationally over 1200 performances with Riverdance the Show in venues like  Radio City Music Hall and Madison Square Garden amongst other venues. Abe studied percussion in Colombia, Mexico, Spain and the UK. And is a recording studio percussionist. Has performed in The 39th Grammy Awards, The Dave Letterman Show, and on NBC's Today Show in NYC
Judy Lewis  Piano & Vocals
Born in Milwaukee, USA. One of the top pianists in Israel, Judy is an accomplished Solo musician, she formed the Judie Lewis Group and the Judie Lewis Electric band with her original music. She has 3 albums out sold worldwide. She is also a great Salsa dancer. 
Daniel Alaluf Trumpet & Vocals
Born in Argentina, studied trumpet in Santa Fe, with mentors like Pedro Casis and Americo Belloto.  Then continued his formal musical studies in The Rubin Academy of Music and the  Hebrew University, Played in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, with a variety of artists.
Dani Yankovich Bass
Studied in the Rubin Academy of Music, he played with the Ora Yerushalim dance group, numerous jazz and Latin jazz groups and is also a member of the Between the Lines band.



Visit Abe Doron's "Israel Drums" website

Visit The Judy Lewis Group site