Reflejos is a dynamic musical group consisting of members from all over the world. The band was founded in Montreal, making its way through Central and South America and eventually finding itself in Australia. The musical influences of this band are vast. The instrumentation consists of the Latin American sounds of Tiple and Charango as well as the classical nylon string guitar in both rhythm and solo roles. The flutes are Quena and Quenacho and the classical concert flute. The percussion and rhythm section consists of Double Bass, Congas, Bongos, Cajon and Bells. The group draws from Latin American traditions incorporating poetry which contributes to an original and authentic sound.
Performing beautiful music in Spanish, French and English, these infectious Latin rhythms will get your toes tapping and the beautiful vocals will melt your heart.
Reflejos is made up of:
Bonnie Smith - vocals and rhythm guitar
Luis Escudero - percussion, flute and vocals
Michael O'Connor - flute
Ryan Griffith - guitar
Elise Winterflood - double bass
Reflejos can perform in a number of formats, ranging from a flamenco guitar duo all the way through to a high energy 8-piece line-up incorporating vocals, guitar, flute, percussion, drums, sax and mandolin.
They perform many original songs as well as a wide range of Latin standards. Many of Reflejos' songs carry a message of tolerance and non-violence.
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70th Birthday Celebration, The Grand Hyatt (Septembner, 2013)