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Walter Suhr BIGWalter Suhr - Founder and Musical Director

Six-time winner of a Houston Press Music Award, Mango Punch! lives up to that distinction. The band was formed by Walter Suhr, an award-winning songwriter, with the purpose of providing musical entertainment with high standards of excellence and authenticity. Their uniquely diverse repertoire spans a large gamut of styles: from Top 40, swing, disco, R&B and country to salsa, merengue, vallenato, cumbia and more.

Mango Punch! has unparalleled experience performing in prominent concerts and events, like the pregame show of world-renowned Super Bowl XXXVIII, (with Willie Nelson, Toby Keith, Aerosmith and Beyoncé) and the inaugural ceremony for both Major White (2002) and Major Parker (2010) of Houston.

As a songwriter, Walter Suhr has won a number of awards including: The USA Songwriting Competition in 2014; The John Lennon Songwriting Contest (Finalist 2014); First place winner: 9th annual Billboard Songwriting Contest (Latin category); First Place Winner: Carnavalero de Oro in Tenerife, Spain (2006); Second Place Winner: Los Compositores (2010); Festival de las Islas Canarias (2005), Finalist: Unisong Top 20 (2007), Honorary Mention Winner: Billboard World Song Contest (2010), .

He’s written commercial jingles including the Spanish campaign song for Hillary Clinton in 2008. He also co-wrote and performed the national Christmas campaign for Wal-Mart "Navidad en Familia" for which he won an ADDY award.

Mango Punch! has shared the stage with a number of international artists including: Elvis Crespo, Kumbia Kings, Gloria Trevi and others. Mango Punch! was also chosen to perform at an intimate private gathering for latin superstar Luis Miguel.

Their TV performances include shows on all major Networks, including ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, Telemundo, Univisión, Galavisión and Televisa. The video of their song “Qué me pongo” was made famous internationally through heavy rotation on HTV, MTVs and VH Uno.

Mango Punch! has six CDs of original music.

The City of Houston proclaimed Sept 28, 2011 as “Walter Suhr & Mango Punch!” Day.

 

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