The Bicho Brothers band is a group of music veterans who share a passion and desire for creating great music and moving audiences. Their blend of Classic Rock with a flavor of Latin Percussion strikes just the right chord with audiences everywhere.
From standards like the Eagles and Rolling Stones to Santana, Tom Petty, Jackson Browne, Dire Straits, BTO, Neil Young, War, Joe Cocker, Little Feat, Delbert McClinton and Loggins & Messina – there’s something for everyone at a Bicho Brothers show.
Embark on a journey that will take you to familiar places and fond memories, new experiences and fresh sounds, but most importantly – a night of excitement, enjoyment and fun.
What to Expect
When you book the Bicho Brothers 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. The Bicho Brothers are known for delivering a powerful, high-energy night with no breaks in the action. 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!
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!
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, the Bicho Brothers band is a group of music veterans who come together with a shared passion and desire to create great music and move audiences.
From the very first note you will realize that you’re embarking on a journey that will take you to familiar places and fond memories, new experiences and fresh sounds, but most importantly – a night of excitement, energy and fun.
“We started playing music because we loved it, then we did it for a living and learned to hate it. Now we’re playing again for the love of it,” says Chuck Nelson who founded the band in the fall of 2006.
This eclectic group of musicians brings with them a varied taste in music and a wealth of talent for producing it. From Classic Rock standards like the Beatles and Rolling Stones to Santana, Tom Petty, Jackson Browne, Dire Straits, Ritchie Valens, Los Lonely Boys and The Eagles – the list goes on and on. There’s something for everyone at a Bicho Brothers show.
The Bicho Brothers’ fresh, new sound is a blend of Classic Rock with the flavor of Latin Percussion that strikes just the right chord with audiences everywhere.
The unique combination of road-house blues guitar, pop keyboards and Latin percussion make for an amalgamation that can only be described as The Bicho Brothers Band.
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. The system loudspeakers must 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 24 individual, discreet channels, a minimum of 6 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.
Apartment Song Tom Petty
Back In The USSR The Beatles
Bad Case of Loving You Robert Palmer
Black Magic Woman Santana
Boulevard Jackson Browne
Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison
Brown Sugar The Rolling Stones
Can't Get Enough of Your Love Bad Company
Can't You Hear Me Knocking Rolling Stones / Santana
Cinnamon Girl Neil Young
Cisco Kid War
Corizon Espinado Santana
Cow Girl in the Sand Neil Young
Dame Tu Amor Santana
Dixie Chicken Little Feat
Doctor My Eyes Jackson Browne
Everybody's Everything Santana
Evil Ways Santana
Funk 49 The James Gang / Joe Walsh
Get Back Beatles
Handle With Care Traveling Wilburys
Heart of Gold Neil Young
Here, There and Everywhere Beatles
Hold On Santana
Hold The Line Toto
Honky Tonk Women The Rolling Stones
I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love Santana
I Won't Back Down Tom Petty
I'm Goin' Down Jeff Beck / Yardbirds
I'm Tore Down Freddie King
It Doesn't Matter Steven Stills and Manassas
Jumpin' Jack Flash Rolling Stones
La Bamba Richie Valens
Learning to Fly Tom Petty
The Letter Joe Cocker
Love the One You're With Steven Stills and Manassas
Low Rider War
Main Street Bob Segar
Margaritaville Jimmy Buffett
Mary Jane's Last Dance Tom Petty
Matchbox The Beatles
Mustang Sally Wilson Pickett
No One to Depend On Santana
Old Man Neil Young
Open Invitation Santana
Oye Como Va Santana
Real Emotions Los Lonely Boys
Ride Me High JJ Cale / Widespread Panic
Rosie Jackson Browne
Runnin' Down a Dream Tom Petty
Running on Empty Jackson Browne
Samba Pa Ti Santana
Satisfaction The Rolling Stones
Shaky Ground Delbert McClinton
She's Not There Zombies / Santana
Something The Beatles
Somebody's Baby Jackson Browne
Soul Sacrifice Santana
Start Me Up Rolling Stones
Take It Easy Eagles
Takin Care of Business Bachman Turner Overdrive
Twist and Shout The Beatles
Walk of Life Dire Straits
Well Alright Santana
White Room Cream / Eric Clapton
Wild World Cat Stevens
Witchy Woman Eagles
Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton
You Wreck Me Tom Petty
Your Momma Don't Dance Loggins and Messina
and adding more material every day...
Influences & Inspiration
Santana, Tom Petty, The Eagles, Jackson Browne, Little Feat, Joe Cocker, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Delbert McClinton, etc.
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