Why hire Bickley Rivera Nujazz & Chill?
International Recording artists Bickley Rivera & Mark Barrios team up as one group with their 4 & 5-piece Smooth Jazz group for any class-act event showcasing the unique instrumentation of STEELPAN ! With over 25+ years experience, these artists have headlined large scale events and opened for Spyro Gyra, America and more. Performing hits from their world-released albums, the music has been heard on The Weather Channel (TV), Muzak, hotels in Europe, radio in US and overseas. This group also performs cover music by artists Santana, Sade, Barry White, Michael Jackson and more with a twist of jazz for any event. Genres covered: Smooth Jazz, Nujazz, Chill, Funk and R&B.
Bickley Rivera (steelpan, keyboards, vocals) has emerged rapidly with her ground-breaking steelpan (steeldrum) dance into the Smooth Jazz world. She has performed with Tony "Kitch" Paine, son of legendary Lord Kitchner, Eugene Grey, guitarist for international reggae star Burning Spear, among others and has performed the whole East Coast of US, midwest states, Florida and Bahamas. Mark Barrios (lead and rhythm guitars, vocals) has performed for over 25 years in top bands in Florida, appeared on TV, Radio and many large jazz festivals. His music has been heard around the world and hit #4 on the indie jazz charts. Mark's style is often compared to Santana and Larry Carlton. Nelson Rivera (bass) co-produced Caribbean Madness, the only Caribbean Riverboat Cruise on the CT River, which sold out for 5 seasons. He has performed in several major jazz & fusion bands in Wisconsin over the past 30 years. David Nunez (drums) has been in a number of bands in the Florida area, working with several well-known artists, including keyboardist and producer Allon Sams. When the group expands to 5-piece, they are joined by Fernando Diez on saxaphone and flute. Fernando's experience includes touring with top-knotch musicians, including Gloria Estefon's Miami-Sound Machine group.
This music group is noted for professionalism and capturing a mood with the audience. All members have performed a wide-range of events, from small intimate gatherings to large-scale events.
Visit the group site for full information and music samples: http://www.BickleyRivera.com/TheBand.htm .
Bickley Rivera: Steelpan, Keyboards, Vocals
Mark Barrios: Lead and Rhythm Guitars, Vocals
Nelson Rivera: Bass, Vocals
David Nunez: Drums, Vocals
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 45 - 180 minutes
The music of Bickley Rivera & Mark Barrios is for relaxing and chilling. Their sounds and rhythms are healing and sooth the soul.
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Awards Night, Bar/Lounge, Birthday Party, Casino, Club/Nightclub, Competition, Convention, Corporate Event, Cruise, Fair, Grand Opening, Holiday Party, Hotel, Launch Party, Parade, Restaurant, Seminar, Sporting Event, Studio Session, Trade Show, Wedding Reception
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