On December 7, 2010 John and his son, Francis Benitez brought their respective bands to the congahead.com studio to perform.
Spanish singer, Lara Bello brought her vocal talents to Lower East Side music club, Drom with an all star band comprised of Jason Lindner, keyboard; Yayo Sirca, drums and Armando Gola, bass.
On October 17, 2010 percussionist, Raphael Cruz brought his Latin jazz quintet to congahead.com studio in Montvale, NJ to record two tunes.
With movie star good looks, Gregorio Uribe from Colombia brought his 16 piece big band to the Zinc Bar for an off-the-chain performance of tunes he arranged.
Trombonist, Marshall Gilkes while on a break from his work with the WDR Radio Orchestra of Cologne, Germany visited congahead.com’s studio to record his composition, Slashes.