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Amerikandes was born in 1997, with its greatest dream to represent popular Latin-American music.
This trio, in spite of still maintaining only one of the original members, improves its musical quality every day with a great versatility.
Altiplano – Chilean Folk Band Guest
Altiplano was formed in Vallenaren, Chile in 1976, and, with the guidance of the band Diabla Boliviana, they were able to learn the technique and mystique of blowing, which would mark their own musical style.
Azúcar – Afro-Ecuadorian Music from Chota
This sweetly-named Afro-Ecuadorian dance and music group, is named in honor of the band members ancestors, who toiled in the country’s sugar plantations in days of yore.
Bambuco – Afro Ecuadorian Band from Esmeraldas
Marimbas, cununos, bombos and guasás are the typical instruments of the band Bambuco. The name comes from one of the African rhythms that the band interprets.
Calima – Andean Music from The Middle of The World
Calima is comprised of a “family united by Latin-American music.” There are 7 members ranging in age from 6 to 17.
Centro Imbabura – Northern Andes Folklore
Centro Cultural Imbabura is an Andean band that promotes traditional indigenous music and dance of Ecuador’s northern Andes.
Chayag – Contemporary Andean Music from the USA
The contemporary Andean music group, CHAYAG, have been spreading their musical works around the world for more than ten years
Climaco Vaca – Andean Music from Cotacachi
The musician Clímaco Vaca was born in Cotacachi, Imbabura province located in the northern Andes.
Banda Municipal de Cotacachi
Cotacachi, with a strong indigenous and folkloric tradition, is the musical capital of Imbabura province, home to a quintessentially Andean sound.
Manolo Criollo – The Best Ecuadorian “Charanguista”
Ecuadorian “charanguista”, Manolo Criollo, was born in Sangolqui parrish, in Ecuador’s Pichincha Province.
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