( SWEH-NAH-LOW ) verb
1. to sound, slap, or play upon a
musical instrument, object, or person.
"...dancing, twisting, shouting -
a 9-piece band & a barrage of music
that's simultaneously Afro-Latin, hip-hop, R&B, funk, and unmistakably Miami."
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Mira (mee-rah) verb
Mira (mee-rah) verb
Best Latin BAnd|Miami New Times READ MORE
“hands down one of the hardest-working bands on the scene. It's because nobody busts la rumba like these dudes. New Times issues you this challenge: Catch them performing live anytime, anywhere you choose. Then try to not let your hips move and your ass shake. Good luck with that one."
The LAst Stage|The Grove Gazette READ MORE
"With Suenalo’s dynamic vocals, incessant pinpoint percussion, axe murderer guitar riffs, robust bass rhythm, tickle me pink keys and simply flawless horn section nothing else needs to be said."
NEw times BEST OF|Miami New Times READ MORE
“Though made up of relatively young cats, Suénalo has established itself as one of our local scene's granddaddies with a smart, hard-grooving fusion that has been accurately called "the sound of Miami."
Live at transit|The Miami Herald READ MORE
"Jam bands can noodle, and wander, & lose their energy. Not Suenalo. Their energy is especially surprising given that they're democratic - composing & arranging is a communal, improvisational effort among the 10 members (not to mention whoever might drop in, like Prince, yes, THAT Little Red Corvette Prince, did at a Jazid show last year)."
eclectic mix|The Boston Globe READ MORE
Jam bands can noodle, and wander, and lose their energy. Not Suenalo. Their energy is especially surprising given that they're democratic - composing and arranging is a communal, improvisational effort among the ten members (not to mention whoever might drop in, like Prince, yes, THAT Little Red Corvette Prince, did at a Jazid show last year).
36 HRS. S. Beach|New York
Times READ MORE
"The dance floor gets hopping when one of the club’s regular acts, Suénalo, plays its addictive fusion of Cuban son and rumba, Dominican hip-hop, Colombian cumbia & American funk."
Best of miami|miami new times READ MORE
"Afro-Latin funk? Whatever you dub it,
the Suenalo sound system is buzzing from the fashionable warehouse parties of Wynwood to the trippy lounge scene of South Beach."
ADRIAN . KEYS + VOX
ADRIAN . KEYS + VOX
Adrian Gonzalez in a genius and honorary member of the Miami music scene. Hailing from Venezuela, his singer/songwriter genre defying sound is an enigma you cant get enough of. His project OIGO sounds like Manuchao & Bowie's lovechild.
AMIN . RHYMES
AMIN DE JESUS . RHYMES
Amin De Jesus traverses boundaries most MC's wont. This Miami native who spent years in Queens NY, blends the vibes of both places with his Dominican roots and does something a bit different than you're used to.
CHAD . TROMBONE
CHADO . TROMBONE
Originally hailing from Chicago, You may have heard Dr. Chad Bernstein with Spam Allstars, Maceo Parker, Aaron Lebos & more. His program Guitars Over Guns pairs at risk youth with musicians/mentors & works in Miami and Chicago.
ERIC . GUITAR
ERIC ESCANES . GUITAR
Eric Escanes was born in San Fransico and went to music school in France. He has played with the likes of Brazilian Girls, George Clinton, Flo-Rida, Electric Kif, Artofficial, Matt Schofield, and is an incredible talent with great hair.
JUAN . SAX
JT SCHMOOV . SAXOPHONE
Professor Juan Turros is a Miami music scene legend and native. A devout stingaree who has accompanied the likes of David Lee Roth, Elastic Bond, For if the flies and directs the Million Dollar Band, he is "tremndo especimen".
KAKO . BASS
KAKO GUZMAN . BASS
Kako is a monster bass player. His lines and tone evoke a presence in the rhythm section that remains unparalleled. Hailing from Venezuela, He's been touring professionally for over 30 years playing everything from rock to latin to hiphop.
MISH . VOCALS
MISHELLE . VOCALS
The lovely Mish is an incomparable songstress whose amazing voice and vibrant smile welcome the listener like a warm embrace. Hailing originally from Miami, her styling gives a nod to her inspirations whilst retaining a refreshing feel.
¡Suénalo! (sweh-nah-low) verb
1. To sound, slap, or play upon a musical instrument, object, or person.
Miami’s Suenalo has been crowned by the Miami New Times in the Best of Miami Awards: Best Latin Rock Band in 2005 and Best Latin Band in 2011. In 2014, New Times Readers’ Choice Awards named them Best Band and one of Miami's Best Latin Rock Bands of All Times.
Suenalo mixes afro sounds and funk with a dose hip-hop, reggae, rock, and jazz. With four albums under their belt, Suenalo has shared stages with the likes of Pitbull, Ozomatli, Chaka Khan, Soulive, Spyro Gyra, and Inner Circle, just to name a few.
From their 2003 debut "Collages" to 2006’s self-titled studio effort , 2009’s "Live at Transit," and 2014 "Keep It Groovin," Suenalo delivers high energy shows consistently to local and national festivals such as Calle Ocho, Grassroots, Orange Blossom Jamboree, Tropical Heatwave, Gasparilla, Bear Creek, Hulaween, New Orleans Jazz Fest, and Leaf Festival.
Cuadrar (quad-rahr) verb
KEEP IT GROOVIN'
"This long-awaited album doesn’t disappoint and the new songs are excellent. Love the production, too. Catch them live if you can!" - CEG7 // iTunes
Live at Transit
BUY THIS ALBUM... You will be blown away. Play from start to finish, but check out midnight & come home to get a basic feel for their style which is near impossible because each song varies from the last so drastically. - Ryan // Amazon.com
"...It amazes me that they have been able to capture their one-of-a-kind sound on cd. They have incorporated great and distinct cultures to have a very diverse sound that is very catchy. Anyone that likes diversity in their music should take a listen it's definetly a band that you won't get tired of." - J.Bertamati // iTunes
"Collages is proof that liberation from life's daily grind does not come from physically escaping to another world, but from harnessing creative energy found in this seemingly mundane one." - Julienne Gage // Miami New Times
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