elbicho is a spanish rock/flamenco band. Formed in the streets of Madrid, elbicho began to gather a great amount of fans because of their way to fusing “flamenco bulerías and tanguillos with an array of diverse styles such as progressive rock, african rhythms and a touch of jazz.”
They met each other at the “Escuela Popular de Música” wich its music workshop is directed by Gullermo McGill a reknown flamenco percussionist.
The band origins were when Miguel Campello and Victor Iniesta (guitar) joined with Carlos Tato (bass), Toni Mangas (drums) and David Amores (percussion) to form El Combo Flamenco. With this band they recorded their demo ‘Bichos’ which became a major sell out. In 2002 Juan Carlos Aracil (flute) and Pepe Aracil (trumpet) were to join the group.
The band performed many times in the streets of Lavapiés and Madrid. Then without even them to expect it in June 2003 they realesed their first album.
In 2003 the realesed elbicho their debut album, produced by Tino di Geraldo and Guillemor Quero, in 2005 their second album elbicho II was realesed, with an incredible 15 minutes’ instrumental track called La Suite.
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