Soul Sacrifice Santana Tribute is quickly garnering a reputation as one of the best and most sought after Santana Tributes in the country. From Woodstock, 1969 to the present day, Soul Sacrifice delivers everything you’d expect from a Santana tribute and more! A perfect blend of familiar melodies, infectious rhythms, searing guitars and honest Latin percussion all delivered with an authenticity that is true to the original recordings. Featuring such hits as Black Magic Woman, Oye Como Va and Smooth, this red-hot band will keep you on your feet from start to finish! Bicho Brothers' founder, Chuck Nelson a.k.a. "Carlos" captures both the look and unmistakable sound of Santana.
What to Expect
When you book the Soul Sacrifice you can expect to work with a group of seasoned music veterans who are professional in every aspect of their relationship with the Agent, Venue and Audience. Soul Sacrifice is known for delivering a powerful, high-energy show. They move the audience up and down through high energy covers to soulful ballads, while the Latin Percussion gets them on their feet never giving them a chance to sit again!
They capture the essence of Santana - both in appearance and sound. You'll swear it's the 'real deal.'
From a business standpoint, you can also expect the utmost in professionalism - from press kit and press materials to contract and rider - everything is spelled out for you so that you can be confident that your event will be an absolute success!
Soul Sacrifice Santana Tribute is quickly garnering a reputation as one of the best and most sought after Santana Tributes in the country. From Woodstock, 1969 to the present day, Soul Sacrifice delivers everything you’d expect from a Santana tribute and more! A perfect blend of familiar melodies, infectious rhythms, searing guitars and honest Latin percussion all delivered with an authenticity that is true to the original recordings. Featuring such hits as Black Magic Woman, Oye Como Va and Smooth, this red-hot band will keep you on your feet from start to finish!
Forming the core of Soul Sacrifice is the popular Nashville-based classic rock cover band The Bicho Brothers who launched the concept with help from music industry veterans Keith Landry and John Santos. Landry—formerly of Toto and Lee Greenwood and currently the lead singer of LeRoux—brings his powerful voice to bear on these Santana classics that span more than four decades. Santos hails from Cuba and launched his career at the tender age of 13 as Celia Cruz's congero. Santos has played percussion on numerous projects including performing with Tito Puente and War. Add to this a powerful horn section and you have all the ingredients for a salsa caliente!
Bicho Brothers' founder, Chuck Nelson a.k.a. "Carlos" takes on the very essence of Carlos Santana capturing both the look and unmistakable sound of Santana. Just look and listen and you’ll swear it’s the ‘real deal.’ From the very first note you’ll know you’re embarking on a tour-de-force that will take you to familiar places and fond memories, new experiences and fresh sounds—but most importantly, a night of unforgettable excitement, energy and fun.
ED CAIN, Bass and Vocals
Hailing from Enterprise, AL, Cain brings years of experience and 'taste' to the band. With a solid groove that locks tight with Ron's pocket, they form the foundation upon which everything else is built. Having performed with the likes of The Allman Brothers Band, Walter Egan, Lauren Ellis and many more, Ed has become integral to the Bicho Brothers' sound.
RON KRAZINSKI, Drums
Krasinski, originally from Pittsburgh, PA is a 40 plus year veteran LA drummer who has played with Seals and Crofts, Sheena Easton, Barry Manilow, Olivia Newton-John, The Everly Brothers, Dolly Parton, and Dr. Dre among many, many others. Ron is the ‘back bone’ of the band and has the really deep pockets!
JEFF KRINKS, Guitar and Vocals
Hailing from New Jersey, Krinks spent the better part of two decades as a guitarist, songwriter and vocalist on numerous projects, bands and studio sessions as well as performances at the Ryman Auditorium and Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Jeff’s gritty guitar licks and a finely tuned ear for melody add a variety of ingredients to the Bicho Brothers’ sound.
CHUCK NELSON, Guitar and Vocals
Nelson returns to the stage after more than 25 years in the music business with Texas-based band Sojourn and as a Nashville Record Label Executive. Nelson has performed with numerous Artists including Monte Montgomery, Paul Shaffer, Bruce Williams, Bobbie Irwin, and Augie Meyers to name a few. Chuck captures the essence of Santana for Soul Sacrifice, the Santana Tribute.
DIANA SOSA, Timbales, Congas, Percussion and Quatro
Sosa brings beauty and passion to the group with her deep-rooted rhythms from her native San Juan, Puerto Rico, though she now calls Nashville home. Diana has performed with such greats as Joe Lala, Tom Roady, Jared Kneale and many more. She is the spice that puts the “Caliente” into the Bicho Brothers.
KENNY ZARIDER, Keyboards and Vocals
A native of Cincinnati Ohio then Miami Florida, Zarider currently calls Nashville TN home and is an active member of Nashville's live music and session scene.With his Miami Latin Soul, Blues and Smooth Jazz influences his unique compositions and playing style speak of influences from Chick Corea, Joe Sample, Carlos Santana and Herbie Hancock. Kenny has been featured playing and writing for multiple movie sound tracks including movies for Faye Dunaway and James Coburn. Kenny has also written and recorded movie sound tracks with Richie Puente featuring many of Latin's great percussionists.
Additional Booking Notes
A. SOUND REQUIREMENTS
PURCHASER agrees to provide a professional sound system for use by Artist which is of sufficient size for the venue. The system shall be capable of producing a clean, undistorted ‘A’ weighted SPL of 100 dB average, 105 dB peak, as measured at the mix position, with a frequency response of 50hz-18Khz +/-3dB. It is preferred that the system loudspeakers be configured as a Left / Right stereo pair. The system and its components shall be in full working order, with no buzzes, hums, beeps, crackles, clicks or other extraneous noises, and will be free from radio interference. System should include a minimum of 32 individual, discreet channels, a minimum of 8 monitor wedges and a minimum of 6 monitor mixes as well as necessary microphones, stands, cable, etc.
B. LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS
Purchaser will provide adequate lighting to satisfactorily illuminate the Artist. Additionally, Purchaser will provide Video projection and screen for projection on upstage scenic (if possible).
BLACK MAGIC WOMAN
CAN’T YOU HEAR KNOCKIN
GAME OF LOVE
I DON'T WANNA LOSE YOUR LOVE
LIGHT MY FIRE
NO ONE TO DEPEND ON
OYE COMO VA
SAMBA PA TI
SHE'S NOT THERE
SMOOTH / DAME TU AMOR
and new material being added all the time...
|Chuck "Carlos" Nelson||Guitar & Vocals|
|Jeff Krinks||Guitar & Vocals|
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