LEAD SINGER: CYNTHIA rosales-BLOOD
Cynthia was born in Cuernavaca Mexico better known as the city of the eternal spring. Cynthia brings to band the sabor (flavor) of her voice and the sensuality of her dancing. She started playing classical piano as a child which gave her the foundation to develop her deep and strong voice. She is also a certified Zumba instructor since singing and dancing are her passions. Cynthia loves spending time with family (hubby Paul and daughter Sofía), creating music, selling real estate and traveling.
Band Leader, Keyboards & VOcals: Paul Blood
Paul is the boss. He moved from California to Texas to attend college at UNT where he earned his music degree and later earned a master in Music at UTA. Paul main instruments were drums and percussions but became so interested in piano and determined to learn it that the piano is now his 1st choice instrument. Music is his passion and he spends every free minute creating and performing. Paul has been gigging in the Metroplex for a while as a freelander playing with other bands and also as a soloist.
VIOLiNIST: SOFIA ROSALES-BLOOD
Even though she is the youngest member of the band, she already has a long musical career. She began playing Violin (Suzuki Method) and Piano as a child. She attended for three years School of Rock where she played in students rock bands bass, guitar, keyboards and sang. They performed at House of Blues, Three Links and Canton Hall. She attended WE Greiner Exploratory Arts Academy where she was part of the Elite Orchestra and Elite Mariachi where she spent her weekend gigging with the Mariachi Band. She was selected to be part of the 12 piece Mariachi that played for Hillary Clinton when she visited Dallas during her campaign in 2016. She performed at Disney World in 2017 where her school was awarded 1st place. She is currently attending Booker T Washington for the Performing and Visual HS. Since her freshman year she was selected to be part of the Sinfonia Orchestra which is only for Juniors and Seniors.
She is also part of the Young Strings Program which is sponsored by The Dallas Symphony Orchestra. She receives private lessons with Sho- Mei Pelletier 2nd associate violinist of the Dallas Symphony. Sofia is also a member of Mariachi Pegaso (BTWHS). She is also with Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra (GDYO). Besides playing with us, she is also freelanders with string quartets as well as soloist. Sofia has played in the best well known venues for classical music in the metroplex such as The Meyerson Symphony Center, The Moody Performance Hall, The Dallas Museum of Art, The Irving Art Centers to mention a few.
Background Vocals: ANISSA ROSALES
Anissa is a Dallas native that comes from a big family of musicians and singers from Veracruz, Mexico. She has been singing since middle school. She attended WE Greiner Exploratory Arts Academy where she was the singer of the mariachi and played vihuela. She joined Mariachi Azul in high school as a singer and vihuela player.
Percussion & background Vocals: ivan Rodriguez
Ivan came from Honduras. He has the central american beat that transmits his conga and percussion playing. He is very energetic percussionist. Ivan is also a Zumba instructor and every time we performs his playing and dancing really entertain the audience.