Hecho a Mano is the emerging sound of salsa music in Austin, TX.
Hecho a Mano's music is woven from a tapestry of influences as rich and varied as the city that the band calls home. Conceived of by a Colombian percussionist, a specialist in East African musicology, and a lapsed jazz musician, the band has expanded to include university-trained composers, brass band members, and a guitar-wielding singer/songwriter.
Salsa is the music that brings them all together.
The result is music that is both rooted and daring. Classic tunes become fresh, while originals tap into the rich tradition of salsa’s history. Above all, it is music that makes you want to get up and dance!
Price Range: $800-$2400
Gig Length: 45 - 240 minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
Hecho a Mano is the emerging sound of Salsa in Austin, TX. The band incorporates melodies of latin horns, and typical afro-cuban rhythms together with a significant emphasis on improvisation, Most of Hecho a Mano members follow their career as professional musicians in the Austin area. The snapping duo of congas and drums, along with a bright horn section, fill in the gap between heavy salsa piano combinations, and the typical soneo in the voice. The result is a performance you can’t miss!
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Additional Booking Notes
Band provides all audio equipment. If the venue can provide a PA system that would be preferred.