"Tato" Manuel Dorantes

Yamaha Keyboard demonstrator, Manuel Dorantes has a rich and diverse musical background. From learning to play mandolin at the age of 3 to his first professional gigs on accordion and organ at age 12, Playing in social events in Queretaro city and others, then later in Hotels in Ixtapa, Acapulco, La Paz B.C.S. etc, Manuel playing the organ added professional Arranger Keyboards and began performing across Mexico and the United States with a large repertoire of all kinds of genres, times, countries.

Manuel’s deep knowledge and understanding of Mexican music was key in helping Yamaha develop the Banda, Mariachi and Norteño & TexMex Expansion packs for PSR-S650/S750 and 950 and Paquetito Junior for the PSR E443 and many more in progress.

In addition to working as a performer for many senior dances in the Suburban Metro Phoenix area, Manuel specializes in doing Clinics and Demonstrations in Yamaha Arranger Keyboards.