Jarana Beat is a world music band that uses the fusion of Mexican and Latin American folk instruments and rhythmic elements that create an environment for expressing popular themes using traditional verse structures as the “pastern, sextuplet or décima.”
The group is made up of professional immigrant musicians from Mexico who interact with performers from all over the world. Using dance rhythms and footwork like Son Jarocho, Son Guerrerence, Son Huasteco, Cumbia and Rumba, among others. Jarana Beat has been offering for more than two years, a journey through the Afro-Amerindian culture in New York’s art scene. Currently Jarana Beat is promoting its newest album “Echapalante”!
Sinuhé Padilla Isunza: Voice and Leona. Juanito Lucero: Voice, requinto jarana and vihuela. Andrés Lemons: Requinto, jarana and guitar. Hugo Moreno: Trumpet, fugel horn and jarana. George “Jorgito” Sáenz: Trombone, accordion and jarana. Karina “Jarinita” Colis: Drums, voice and percussion. Brian “Wero” Glashow: Balafón and percussion. Víctor-Andrés Cruz: Percussion and chorus. Mireya Ramos: Violin and chorus. Shae Fiol: Chorus. Mónica Arriaga: Dance and jarana. Claudia Montes: Dance and jarana. Carlina Villaverde: Dance and tambourine. Martha Nora Zárate: Dance and percussion. Cecilia Ortega: Dance and jarana. Keli Cabunoc: Dance and jarana. Ariel Rodríguez: Video projection.
Don’t miss out on visiting them and hearing samples of their music. You won’t be able to listen just once! Learn more about this band whose lyrics are conscious and whose music is from the heart.