Toro Flores
Toro Flores is a multi-instrumentalist and music educator from San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Flores has been performing and playing music for over 40 years making his mark on marimba performance. As well as being San Antonio's premiere mallet performer (marimba, vibraphone, and xylophone) Flores is also an accomplished guitar player, playing with many notable San Antonio area bands and musicians. He has covered all musical styles prized in Texas ranging from country to reggae, from Jazz to blues and beyond. However, Flores found his calling playing Latin Jazz. Flores, with his various bands including The Toro Flores Quintet and Hot Sauce, has thrilled audiences with his brilliant mallet wizardry and emotive guitar playing. Extremely well received performances in San Antonio's Jazz's Alive festival and the Texas Jazz Festival are notable highlights among others, and Flores has shared the stage with many international acts. Flores has a bachelor's degree in music (B.M.) and has put his credentials to work by teaching in public schools for 25 years in addition to regular nightly and weekend performances. Toro Flores, aka Alfred Flores, continues to recreate and innovate his vast musical talents to always deliver a compelling and world class performance. 

Toro performs as a duo, trio or with his Quartet. Click on "ensembles" for a description of the various groups. For an audio example, go to the sound player at the bottom of the page. 
Toro Flores
1124 Rigsby Ave
San Antonio, Texas 78210

(210) 387-0719