bands and entertainment in perth funkalleros
Everyone in Funkalleros is influenced by many things, frontman/songwriter Abe Dunovits is Argentinean by birth but lived in Madrid for 7 years and has been influenced by spanish groups such as manu chao, mano negra, ketama, pata negra; also ozomatli, jimi hendrix, freddie king, funkadelic, the clash, films, visual art and experimental music that Abe also dabbles in with Ray Unit.
German ( Abes’s brother ) comes from a musical background that includes 70..s Argentinean rock (associations with Pappo..s Blues), salsa and touring technical work in Spain with countless international artists including as Ricky Martin and Rolling Stones.
Oslu originates from Colombia and has played in latin bands in Argentina for the last ten years prior to relocating to Australia.
Mario comes from Croatia, a land rich in musical tradition. He has performed with top Salsa and Andean music groups in Western Australia and brings a wealth of musical heritage.
Adrian plays with well known Perth outfit The Chameleon Brass band and also works as a freelance trumpet player for many different bands around Perth. Adrian brings in his good party vibes and tasty solos.
Nina Henschel toured for many years with her band Kubata in Australia and Europe. She plays flute and sings backing and lead vocals. A tremendous player of great feeling and energy.
Suryo is a veteran of the funk scene in Perth, having played with the legendary Prawns with Horns as well as stints in numerous funk bands. Currently he plays with lisistrata.
Funkalleros are totally passionate about Afro-Cuban rhythms and fusion music in general. The band endeavor to perform 100% original music with a few selected covers, something quite rare in the Latin music scene these days...
For further information on Funkalleros along with more music bands and entertainers contact Perth Professional Entertainment Services on 0893821894.
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