We are a trio, guitar voice and keyboards. We play bossa novas, boleros, ballads, latin music and some jazz standards
Price Range: $400 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 210 minutes
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
What to Expect
Our band can be as small as a duo.
Keyboards and singer - Guitar & singer or just instrumental no singer.
Our original band is a trio, keyboards, singer and guitar, please watch the video to get a feel for our sound and performance.
We can add sax , trumpet, trombone, full drums to our band.
Our band can be as large as a 12-piece band.
I am a native of the exotic land of the Incas. People say that I sings with the flair of my South American roots and that my voice is expressive and soothing.
I grew up listening to Waltzes, Festejos, Cuban music, Bossa Novas and Sambas (my mom loved to listen to Antonio Carlos Jobim, Sergio Murillo, Elis Regina, during my early years I was exposed to this beautiful music that's why I like it so much)
My live presentations are all about Brazilian Jazz (Bossa Novas), Latin Tunes, Samba, Gypsy Rumba and Afro- Brazilian (Samba Raggae) music in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Besides live performances at nightclubs, festivals, concerts and fund raisers, I have performed at following venues:
The Hollywood Palladium with Afro-Brazil for the annual carnival night.
The Hollywood Bowl with "Viver Brazil" for the opening season of summer concerts at the bowl.
Le Blue Note in Paris-France with Nazare Pereira.
The "Museum of Image and Sound" with Caixa Preta and Unidos do Mundo (escola de samba) for the LAPA's Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
With my band; we have also been the entertainers for the #1 Spanish contemporary music KLVE 107.5 FM radio station’ s gala in 2002.
We also performed at the Summer concert series in Lake Arrowhead 2003, getting great reviews in local newspapers, also at the Levitt Summer Concerts in Pasadena, At Concerts by the Pier in Manhattan Beach, Malibu, Santa Monica and Redondo Beach, College Venues, festivities, galas and Park and Recreation events. I have three CD releases; Brazilian Mood (Bossa Novas); Rio Inspired (Sambas and Bossa Novas, inspired by the Carnival); Alessa & MC a Latin fusion with nine original tunes.
Pablo Medina Pianist, songwriter, arranger, producer and teacher. Pablo was born in Argentina, he combines traditional styles and modern jazz into his arrangements and performances. Versatile and creative he adds a unique twist to his own compositions and covers.
Waldo Valenzuela Guitarist and Sound Engineer born in Chile. Waldo is a Jazz, Rock, Traditional South American Music and Spanish guitarist. Settled in Los Angeles, he continues to develop as an Engineer in Audio Post Production for Cinema and Television in Burbank, California. Along with his work in Post Production he is known as an innovative guitarist and music producer.
Additional Booking Notes
We bring our own sound system.
Jbl speakers - floor monitors - PA system
We also have stage lights.
Past Booked Events
|July 08, 2017 • 8:30pm - 11:30pm||Corporate Event|
|October 30, 2016 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||The Stage|
|October 29, 2016 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Bon Vivant|
|October 28, 2016 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||The Stage|
|July 10, 2016 • 6:30pm - 9:40pm||Bossa nova and more|
|July 08, 2016 • 7:30pm - 10:30pm||Bossa nova and more|
|July 04, 2016 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Private Event|
|June 26, 2016 • 6:30pm - 9:30pm||Bossa Nova and More|
|June 24, 2016 • 7:30pm - 10:30pm||Bossa Nova and more|
|June 19, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Father's day celebration|
|June 12, 2016 • 6:30pm - 9:30pm||Bossa Nova and more|
|June 10, 2016 • 7:30pm - 10:30pm||Bossa Nova and more|
|May 29, 2016 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Bossa Nova and more...|
|May 27, 2016 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||A musical taste from South Americs|
|April 15, 2016 • 7:30pm - 10:30pm||The Stage|
|April 10, 2016 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||The Stage California Fusion|
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Besame Mucho Sabor a Mi Algo Contigo The Look of love Fly me to the moon Tempo Perdido Lest's never stop falling in love The way you look tonight Astrud Promises Baby You're mine Gracias a la vida Jura de Samba La gata bajo la lluviaTus OjosFragileCrazy inolvidableCuando te toqueContigo AprendVoy a apagar la luzObsesionRelojBuscameAbril Sway Fly me to the moon My way Fragile Autum Leaves blue bossa quimbara ud abuso piel morena cumbias salsa ballads LigiaSamba de VeraoBrazilA FelicidadeMi Tierra La Flor de la CanelaEl Sabor de tu pielO BarquinhoManha de CarnavalAgua de Beber And more...
Influences & Inspiration
We provide sound for our trio. For a larger venue we can also provide sound
PA system - monitors and microphones
We also provide stage lights
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