Born in Miami, raised in the Andean City of Medellin by his Colombian parents, learned latin american folk traditions as a youth. after he returned to Miami to study jazz, he began traveling. Compiling his unique melodies and rhythms, he started creating a fusion of afro-colombian styles with strong caribbean and South American influences.
Austin based musical group which owes its inspiration to the heavy percussion and reverb drenched sounds of 60’s and 70’s Peru. The 6‐piece group blends vintage organ, guitar driven Latin‐grooves and psychedelic textures. Featuring several members of the Grammy award‐winning cumbia orchestra Grupo Fantasma and it’s funky offshoot Brownout, Money Chicha continues the fearless collective’s tradition of turning exotic sounds and musical genres into something uniquely their own.