LITO (aka MANNY) is self-taught, he started to play bass at age of 15. He is the band founder, band manager, booking manager & sound engineer who is very good at what he does. He’s a serious pro and easy to work with.
He was born and raised in Manila, where his career began as a teenager playing bass. He came to the San Francisco Bay Area in the early 70's, formed his own band and has been playing ever since.
In May of 2015 he formed his project Groove 41 in Florida. His love for music led him to arrange his own style. He sees his work as a cross between R&B & Pop.