Onel Mulet is a multi-instrumentalist (saxophone, flute, percussion) composer and producer whose career spans almost three decades. Onel has performed in some of the most prestigious music festivals and concert venues across Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. He has toured, performed and or recorded with artists including Enyenison Enkama, Candido Camero, Akilah Oliver, Jayne Cortez, Latasha N. Nevada Diggs, Tamar Kali, Francisco Aguabella, Arturo Sandoval, Oriente Lopez, Carlos “Patato” Valdes, Pedro Luis Ferrer, Jose Luis “El Puma” Rodriguez , The Gipsy Kings, David Oquendo, The Fania All Stars,Celia Cruz, Roman Diaz, Pedro Martinez and Albita Rodriguez, among others. Born in Miami, Fl of Cuban heritage, Onel has been based in New York since 2002.
As a film composer, his work is featured on award-winning documentary, shorts and feature length narrative film broadcast. Most notably Showtime, HBO and PBS.
Onel has served as musical director for Mama Africa: A tribute to Miriam Makeba, and the Black Rock Coalition’s 4 Women honoring Eartha Kitt , Abbey Lincoln, Odetta and Miriam Makeba, for presentations at Lincoln Center Outdoors, The Schomburg Center and BAM Café. For Habana/Harlem®, he’s produced shows at Symphony Space, Joe’s Pub, BAM Café, Harlem Stage, Lincoln Centers Rubinstein Atrium,Central Park Summer Stage; and in 2005 was awarded a residency at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center.
Currently Onel is performing in NY with the Román Díaz Afro Cuban Ensemble, touring with Cuban Salsero Adonis Puente and continues to seek out commissions and opportunities to collaborate with filmmakers and all manner of media artists. He is also constantly woking with Executive Producer Neyda Martinez, to expand on his role as Producer and Creative Director with Habana/Harlem®, hoping to breach the consciousness of listeners everywhere; engaging artists at the intersects of past, present and future.