Maelo Ruiz

Maelo Ruiz is a New York Puerto Rican Salsa romántica singer.

About Maelo Ruiz

Maelo Ruiz singing Te Va a Doler in 2010
Maelo was born Ismael Ruiz Hernandez in New York City on October 22, 1966. His family moved to Puerto Rico while he still a child. Maelo’s music career started in 1985 with Pedro Conga and his International Orchestra. Their big hit together was No te Quites La Ropa.

Maelo’s Puro Corazón (2008) earned a Latin Grammy nomination for “Best Salsa Album.”

Maelo Ruiz concerts in NYC

Ruiz joins Lehman Center’s Valentines concert “Love in Salsa” Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 8pm.

Photo courtesy of Lehman Center.


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