Yvonne y Fuego announced changes to members of the band on Sunday (Jan. 3).
The Toledo, Ohio-based band says that guitarist Apolito ‘Lito’ Vazquez has decided to leave the 2015 Tejano Music Awards nominated band.
“The band thanks ‘Lito’ for his tremendous contributions and wishes him well on the journeys ahead,” the band said in a TLL Talent press release. “Lito will always be a member of the Fuego Family and the door is always open for him. We thank him and appreciate all he did for us and wish him the best.”
Aaron Rodriguez will take over as guitarist for the band. Rodriguez was born and raised in Holland, Michigan, and now currently resides in Ohio. He is a guitarist, musician, singer and songwriter. He is a music instructor and owns Roimusic in Fremont, Ohio.
Yvonne Y Fuego were recently recognized as Best New Band of 2015 by Latin Groove Music, a group that distributes a weekly top 20 countdown of the biggest hits in Latin music.