Miguel ““El Mambo” DeLeon is known in the Midwest Salsa and Latin Jazz scene as “The Pioneer” ,“El Pionero”, since the mid 1980’s.
Miguel continued in the Midwest opening many times for El Maestro Tito Puente, Poncho Sanchez, Grupo Niche, Grupo Galé and Santana. 2009 reunited Miguel with Latin Legend Larry Harlow at the VooDoo Lounge Harrahs Casino in Kansas City, Missouri.
In May 2012 Miguel’s Orchestra opened and provided the band and background vocals for Maelo Ruiz.
“El MAMBO” credits and collaborations include lead and background vocals with Roberto Roena y su Apollo Sound
He is included in the 1994 release of Roberto Roenas 25th Anniversary “Vivo en Bellas Artes” from Puerto Rico (double CD and DVD) singing the Salsa version of Sting’s hit, “Every Breath You Take”.