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La Santa Cecilia consists accordionist and requintero Jose Carlos, bassist Alex Bendana, percussionist Miguel Ramirez and lead vocalist Marisoul, whose captivating voice sings about love, loss and heartbreak. Their influences range from Miles Davis to The Beatles, Zeppelin to Janis Joplin and Mercedes Sosa to Ramon Ayala. Ther common love of music and openness to all genres led them to the concept of La Santa Cecilia in 2007 – named after the patron saint of musicians.
La Santa Cecilia’s self-titled EP was recorded at Lo-Fi Studios in San Bernardino and the legendary Westlake Recording Studios in Hollywood. Their song “Chicle” was featured on the Emmy award-winning series Weeds, the independent feature Dish, and the documentary Re-Encounters about Oaxacan artist Alejandro Santiago. Their musician also be heard on KPFK's radio programs '4 O'clock Tuesday' with Gustavo Arellano and ' Travel Tips For Aztlan' with Mark Torres. The band made an on-camera appearance on HBO's Emmy award-winning hit show Entourage; the episode also featured the songs "Chicle" and "El Farol". The band also held a two- week residence for the L.A. Philharmonic- sponsored children's show Summer Sounds, where they performed their songs and acted so as to educate the community of Los Angeles on their very own cultural treasures.
"Somewhere in a Great Country" as the classic rock in Spanish song recites, Rezur was born in 2013. Atlanta, GA the place where these great musicians' paths crossed:
Yojhan Rezur, a Venezuelan singer and songwriter.
Andres Sosa, a Venezuelan guitarist, arranger and producer.
Emmanuel Ortiz, a Mexican drummer.
United by the vision of preserving and treasuring those latin american rock hits, etched in many people's consciousness and linked to great memories; influenced not only by bands from sister latin american nations like Soda Stereo (Argentina), Enanitos Verdes (Argentina), Maná (Mexico), La Ley (Chile), Cafe Tacvba (Mexico), but also by bands with more global sounds like Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Rammstein, Nirvana, U2, among others.
It's in the mixture of all these influences, the different cultures from their countries of origin, and their stage presence adorned with theatrical and dramatic elements what makes Rezur a unique band, with succesful performances around many cities in the US.