New track and video from Empressarios upcoming debut of Latin funk grooves

By 17 December, 2010

The Empressarios debut album Sabor Tropical is all set to be released on Fort Knox Recordings on January 11th and we wanted to bring you an early taste from the band, fusing latin funk, cumbia, reggaeton and dub. Here is the lead-off track for the album, “Pereo Intenso:”


And here’s what the press release has to say about the group:

Hailing from the Washington DC area, the Empresarios are adept at mixing diverse cultures and sounds together. This five man collective led by Javier Miranda (Vocals, Congas, Producer) alongside John Bowen (Video DJ, Producer),Paul Chaconas (Guitar, Bass, Keys, Producer, Engineer), Sonny Cheeba (Brazilian/Latin DJ, Producer) and Sammy Arsam Khosh (House DJ, Producer) bring their own personal style to every track. There is no shortage of creativity among these talented musicians and DJs and their influences, from downtempo, dub, Latin, house, trip-hop and reggaeton can all be heard in their definitive, eclectic sound.

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