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The ensemble known as Banda el Recodo consists of four clarinets, three trumpets, a tambora, a bass drum with a cymbal on top, a tarola, a snare drum, a tuba (Sousaphone style), three trombones, two alto horns (referred to as saxores or amonias in Mexico), and two singers. Established in 1938, Banda el Recodo has performed with many popular artists such as Juan Gabriel and Pedro Infante.
Banda el Recodo is the only band to win the Latin Grammy nine times. They have received 12 "Premios Lo Nuestro" in their career, becoming the band with more awards in its genre. Winners of five Billboard Awards throughout their career in the categories "Album of the Year," "Song of the Year" and "Master Tone." They are five-time winners of Premios Oye among other countless accolades.