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Arts & Entertainment - January 15, 2014

Local piano teacher behind band nominated for Grammy Award

Pacific Mambo Orchestra is nominated for its debut album

by Emma Marsano

Many solo artists and musical groups perform for decades without receiving a Grammy nomination. The Pacific Mambo Orchestra, on the other hand, was just nominated in the category of Best Tropical Latin Band for its self-titled debut album.

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Posted by Woodland School Parent, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jan 22, 2014 at 9:01 am

Christian Tumalan is a fantastic piano teacher and his students at Woodland School are elated to see him nominated for a Grammy. Music is a key component of a thriving arts program at our school. Way to go Mr. Tumalan!

Posted by dolly patterson, a resident of Portola Valley: other
on Jan 27, 2014 at 9:20 pm

We are delighted our kids have had the opportunity to meet and learn from Christian Tumalan at Woodland School! Congratulations and thanks and "shake that booty," Mr. T!

Dolly Patterson,

Woodland School
Portola Valley, CA

Posted by Poster, a resident of Menlo Park: Stanford Weekend Acres
on Jan 28, 2014 at 7:11 am

Pacific Mambo Orchestra won the Grammy Award: Web Link