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The all female band, Las Chikas is comprised of some of the most talented female musicians in Los Angeles.


Salsa never looked so good in the City of Los Angeles, a melting pot of cultures, and ethnicity come together to give birth to a multicultural female band that set the stage on fire!

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Latin Sounds: Meet the Musicians

Latin Sounds would have opened its 15th season this year. In place of live concerts, we present Latin Sounds: Meet the Musicians, an audio interview series hosted by Mitch Glickman.

Episode 11 –  Iliana Rose

In this episode of Latin Sounds: Meet the Musicians, Mitch Glickman speaks with Iliana Rose of Las Chikas.

Born in Miami and raised by Cuban parents and grandparents, Iliana Rose is steeped in Cuban rhythms and culture. Iliana produces, composes music for films, arranges songs for Latin jazz bands, and is also an excellent recording engineer. Currently Iliana is the musical director for several projects including Las Chikas: LA’s hottest all female salsa orchestra. Las Chikas is comprised of some of the most talented female musicians in L.A., creating a multicultural melting pot that sets the stage on fire!

Iliana talks about her roots in Cuba, coming to L.A. to start her musical career, starting Las Chikas and all the integral members, and recording a new project at home during the pandemic.