Born in New York, Debbie performed American music until moving to Miami, where her Spanish roots drew her to the Latin sounds of the city where she performed for several years with the salsa band “Clouds”. She was hired as a backup singer for Jose Luis Rodriguez (“El Puma”) on his world tour, also playing flute parts in the show for several years. During this time she performed as singer/dancer with another Latin heartthrob, Chayanne. Back home to raise her two children, Debbie has returned to her jazz roots, enriched by years of travel in the U.S., South America, Mexico, Canada, Australia and Europe. She has shared the stage with notable jazz musicians such as Mike Orta, Othello Molineaux, Turk Mauro, Jim Gasior, Brian Murphy, Carlos Averhoff, and Silvano Monasterios.
Now based in South Florida, Debbie Orta is accompanied by an ensemble of esteemed jazz musicians, including Nicky Orta on bass, Mike Orta on piano, and Carlomagno Araya on drums. Since its inception, “The Debbie Orta Jazz Ensemble” has performed at Jazz Festivals and clubs including the SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch Series, Hollywood Beach Concert Series, Arturo Sandoval’s Jazz Club, The Seminole Hard Rock Casino, Jazziz, The Van Dyke Café in South Beach, and is a regular performer at the world famous Setai Jazz Brunch on South Beach, among others.
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