Picture of PhezPaul Klemperer started Manteca Beat to highlight classic American music from the 1940s-60s.  Drawing from blues, jazz, Latin, R&B, and more, Manteca Beat takes audiences on a musical travelogue, appealing to all ages and demographics.  Manteca means “grease” in Spanish and everyone knows you need a little grease to add flavor to your cooking.
The Manteca Beat Cabaret adds extra spice to the recipe, with female vocalists, dancers, costumes and an entertaining sense of theater.  Paul Klemperer & Manteca Beat provide a great show for all occasions, from cocktail and dinner parties to formal events, concerts and dance parties.

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