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Runa Roots / Bio

Runa Roots (raíces indígenas), es una banda de música andina fusión que yuxtapone sonidos de la música andina junto a ritmos afrocaribeños como el reggae, el ska y la cumbia, es una propuesta musical etno-contemporánea que nace tras el reencuentro de amigos en la ciudad de Chicago. Cada uno de los jóvenes kichwas que componen Runa Roots, aportan a al grupo con sus propias experiencias y visualizaciones musicales cosechadas de forma empírica que en algunos de los casos, les dejaron los trajines individuales de las andanzas por Europa en el que mostraron la música tradicional del Pueblo Kichwa Otavalo en el viejo continente, como una parte más del rico bagaje cultural-identitario de esta nacionalidad originaria. Con Runa Roots, los diferentes ritmos tradicionales del universo andino como el sanjuanito, adquieren un aire ecuménico sin perder su esencia ancestral.

Runa Roots is the encounter of different musical trends of its members whos distinction bring about a traditional music from the Andes as an axis of playful melodies, nourished of rhythms such as Jamaica reggae and ska, the Irish Celtic music or American rock. Runa Roots represents the interests of a generation that has and continues to live on a transition of time and space. Runa Roots delves into their experiences with musical melodies to show their point of view of the everyday life with musical notes of their own. The band consists of kichwa musicians who use their self-taught and creativeness ability to develop a repertoire of new and unique songs.

General Info

Band Members
Rolando Cabascango: bass I Javier Maigua: lead guitar I Lenin Morales: rithm guitar I Rene Vega: andean winds I Milton Perugachi: charango I Mauricio Aguila: dr
Artist Name
Runa Roots
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/runaroots
Active Since
06/04
Genres
World / Andean / Alternative

Contact Info

Location
Chicago, IL
Manager
Divercity Culture and Entertainment Events

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