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A Sultry mix of Latin, Flamenco, Funk and Jazz/ Rock.
After many years of performing different styles of music, bands and stages... with a quest for a rhythm and a musical style that would be unique and challenging, Deseo Carmin is finally formed.
Stella Rossi: Guitar and vocals.
Andre Stomma: Flamenco and electric guitars. Bass and music arrangements.
Fernando Allende: Percussion and drums.
Jason Everett: Bass
Tony Gomez: Brazilian and middle eastern percussion
Deseo Carmin interprets favorite Latin American and original songs with a style that is unique as well as energetic. Bringing the traditional sounds of the flamenco guitars along with electric percussive sounds, Deseo Carmin proposes unexpected musical arrangements.
Fusing traditional, modern Latin American and spanish rhythms, Deseo Carmin brings you songs that will not only make you want to dance, but will also dare you to contemplate in it's intricacies.
STELLA ROSSI: Guitar, vocals, percussion and dance.
Originally from Asuncion, Paraguay, she started her artistic career at the young age of 3. She studied at one of the most important Art Schools in Paraguay were she graduated with a Master’s Degree. At the age of 15 she was chosen to join the National Ballet Folklorico Municipal of Asuncion, Paraguay and became principal dancer. With this Ballet Company she represented her country as an ambassador of the Paraguayan culture in several International Festivals around the world. She initiated her professional singing career as a soprano with the choral group “ Marandu” in Asuncion, developing then through the years as a singer and guitarist with several bands throughout the US as well as in Europe.
ANDRE STOMMA: Flamenco and electric guitars.
He studied guitar in several Music Schools in his native Saint Petersburg, Russia and took an interest in orchestra composition and arrangement. For many years he played and arranged for various punk and rock bands, touring through Russia and Scandinavia. Since his move to the United States 1993, he has worked on an array of commissioned works for companies such as Bolshoi Ballet and the Moscow Circus. Aside from being one of the founding members of “Deseo Carmin”, he continues to work on several studio projects, writing, composing and doing post-production for various local and national artists.
FERNANDO ALLENDE: Drums and vocals.
Fernando “Pocho” Allende is a Chilean-born drummer, percussionist, and vocalist. He started his musical career as one of the pioneers of South American “beat” music, working with Palito Ortega and Luis Dimas. Fernando learned rhythms from local musicians as he toured throughout Latin America and shared his knowledge when he became the musical advisor to Don Francisco’s “Sabados Gigantes”. He moved to the west coast in 1980 and since then has participated in our vibrant Latin scene.
JASON EVERETT: Bass
Jason Everett is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and back-up vocalist who plays various stringed and percussive instruments including his seven-string fretted and fretless bass guitars and an electric sitar of his own design. He recently released a solo album of Indian influenced world music under the name Tal Maya and in addition to his solo work and Deseo Carmin, Jason is performing with Tarana (World Fusion Music), Andre Feriante and The Bohemian Entourage, Shorouk (Traditional Arabic Music), and Gina Sala' (Kirtan).
ANTONIO DAVIDSON-GOMEZ: Brazilian and Middle Eastern percussion
He is a percussionist and educator focused on a musical dialogue among cultures. He has studied, performed and recorded in various genres with an emphasis in Afro-Latin, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean music. As a young boy, Tony was inspired by the drumming in the parks of San Francisco and Berkeley. He has gone on to study percussion in the U.S., Latin America and Italy and performs music ranging from reggae and calypso to jazz, flamenco and various folkloric styles. When not studying and playing music, he is a teaching artist with the Broadway Center and an educator at KCTS 9 Public Television.