Who are Los Dinos? & What do they do?

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Selena Quintañilla~Perez

Lead Vocalist, Costum Designer & Song Writer


Selena opend 2 of her own boutiques in 1994. She also wrote the occasional song.

Suzette Quintañilla


In charge of merchandising


Suzette became the drummer after thier cousin went home to Washington. She now is incharge of the boutique and clothing line. She also workes behind the sceens at Q-Productions.

A.B. Quintañilla

Bass Guitar

Song writer & producer


A.B. was learning the Bass guitar when the band was formed. He became the producer and song writer in the mid 80's. He wrote the music and or lyrics to most of the bands songs. Now he is a successful writer/producer and has his own band A.B. Quintañilla Y Los Kumbia Kings. After the Kumbia Kings ran into trouble AB started a new group called Kumbia All Stars.

Ricky Vela

Keyboard & Song writer


Ricky wrote the lyrics of some of Selena's songs including: Tu No Sabes, Sabes, Cuando Despierto, Como Te Quiero, Tengo Ganas De Llorar, Baila Esta Cumbia, Si La Quieres, Las Cadenas, Que Creias, No Debes Jugar and the Duette; Tu Robaste Mi Corazon, Ya No, Tus Desprecios, El Chico Del Apartamento 512 and No Me Queda Mas, He now works behind the sceens at Q-productions

Joe Ojeda



Joe and Pete were a band togeather when Los Dinos saw them and asked them to join. Joe now plays in the Chris Perez Band.

Chris Perez



Chris joined the band in late 1989. He & Selena married in 1992. He is now in his own band the Chris Perez Band, Now he plays with Los Kumbia Kings and is starting up the Chris Perez band again. He remarried and had 2 chldren but is now divorced.

Don Shelton

Back up Vocals


In 1990 Don was a back up dancer in Selena's TMA preformance. He later became one of her back up singers. It is rummored that he is the manager of a restaurant.

Fredy Correa

Back up Vocals

Formerly of the Barrio Boyzz


Fredy was origionaly part of the Barrio Boyzz who recorded a Duo with Selena in 1993. Selena would let him sing solo's during concerts, He was suposed to start his solo carrer like Pete, but after Selena's death he was a TV show host for a while. He is now a personal trainer.

Arturo Meza



When the band expanded in late 1993/ early 1994 they added a Conga player

Pete Astudillo

Back Up Singer


Pete recorded duetes with Selena and in late 1993 he left the group to be a solo singer. But he worked with the dinos on the Amor Prohibido album. He wrote lyrics for a lot of songs including Selena's Bidi Bidi Bom Bom and Ámeme. He still writes and produces for many Tejano artists like Sesi.

1990's Dinos

Mike Orosco: Guitar

1980's Dinos

Roger Garcia

Rodney Pyeatt: Guitar

Rena Dearmn: Keyboard


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