ECO DEL SUR
ECO DEL SUR means “echoes of the south” and the group was founded in 2000 with the idea to preserve the heritage and culture of different Latin American regions. The group’s first album was released in 2001. The members of the group have mastered a variety of Pre-Columbian and contemporary instruments of different origin. Some of the traditional wind instruments include: zampoñas, quenas, quenachos, antaras, zencas, rondador, ocarinas, and moxenos. Other contemporary wind instruments include: saxophone, clarinet, and flute. The string instruments used by the group include charango, mandolin, guitar, Venezuelan cuatro, Colombian tiple, and electric bass. The percussion instruments include: Argentinean bombo, congas, tambora, bongos, Peruvian cajon, maracas, guiro, claves, rain sticks, guaza, chakchas, etc.
The members of the band include Jorge Gomez, Fabricio Hernandez, Marlon Lopez and Julio Verano.