Rey Arteaga - Austin - TX
Also as Son y No Son
San Antonio-born solo-artist, frontman-vocalist, conguero and bongocero Rey Arteaga, a favorite performer in the local Austin music scene, has co-founded or played in some of the best Latin bands in Austin (Son y No Son, La Tribu, Son Yuma, Centzontle, Melecumbe, Sarah Fox and Joel Guzman, Sangre de Chango, Ta Mère, & Charanga Cakewalk), and has for more than twenty-six years performed classic repertoire of Cuban son, Colombian cumbia and Mexican bolero and ranchera, renditions of which have ranged from the traditional, to eclectic and innovative.
Some of the musicians with whom Rey Arteaga collaborates and currently performs include Russell Scanlon on lead guitar (Susanna Sharpe and Samba Police, Tamasha Africana, The Crying Monkeys), Daniel Wyman on piano, Carmelo Torres on timbales, bongó, and percussion (La Tribu, Timberos del Norte), Ben Bradshaw & Martín Santiago on bass guitar, Glenn Rexach on guitar & bass (Glenn Rexach Group, Ta Mère, La Tribu), Gordie Johnson on guitar (Sit Down, Servant!!, Grady, Big Sugar), Janie Cowan on upright bass, Oliver Steck on cornet & trumpet, and Ricardo Vega on trombone.
Rey also performs in Sit Down, Servant!!, Big Sugar, Austin-based David Bowie tribute band Super Creeps, 35MM, and others.
Check out the latest album from Gov't Mule!
It's a beautiful and inspiring set of songs.
I'm lucky and grateful to have to have performed on this project with these wonderful talents.
Stream it or get a hotcake for yourself at http://smarturl.it/revcomerevgo or
Bring your dancing shoes! We're back on Cuban dance beats,
THIS FRIDAY, September 15,
at Central Market (North)!
With Rey Arteaga @reyintexas on vocals & congas, Russell Scanlon on guitar,
Daniel Mendoza on timbales, Gordie Johnson on bass, Paul Matthews on piano,
and Derrick Becker on trumpet.
4001 North Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX