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Grupo Fantasma

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Known as the funkiest, finest and hardest working latin orchestra to come of the United States in the last decade, Grupo Fantasma’s trademark sound has translated comprehensively on their new album Sonidos Gold “ it’s an incredible and animated performance interwoven with mature and intelligent songwriting that is equally at home with the classic 1960s Fania All-Stars sound AND the progressive benchmark set by artists such as Manu Chao. Guided by the deeply rooted traditions of cumbia, salsa, funk, and pyschedelia this masterful ensemble band has forged a fresh new standard of excellence in latin music....
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Awards:

• 2007 Premios de Musica Latina (Univision Awards) Best Latin Rock • 2007 Austin Music Awards: Best Latin Band • 2006 Premios de Musica Latina (Univision Awards) Best Band • 2006 Austin Music Awards: Best Latin Band • 2006 Austin Music Awards: Best Horns • 2005 Premios de Musica Latina (Univision Awards) Best Latin Rock • 2005 Austin Music Awards: Best Latin Band • 2005 Austin Music Awards: Best Horns • 2004 Austin Music Awards: Best Latin Band • 2003 Austin Music Awards: Best Latin Band • 2002 Austin Music Awards: Best Latin Band
Philadelphia Weekly -- “One of the sickest live bands ever” Pop Culture -- “One of the all-time great Texas bands...Their catchy sounds straddle so many musical genres that putting them in a particular niche seems pointless.”
Sonidos Gold -- June 15th 2008 Aire Sol Records Comes Alive -- March 2006 Aire Sol Records Movimiento Popular -- 2004 Aire Sol Records

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Sonidos Gold
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