Nohe & Sus Santos
Latinx Passion, Soul, Attitude
"Tempestad is an eloquent offering"
"An impressive debut album
Chris Heim, Host of Global Village syndicated radio program
Nohe & Sus Santos
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Nohe & Sus Santos (Nohe & Her Saints) have not sat on their hands during the pandemic. While they were not able to return to stages across the country, they released their debut CD the at once subtle and intense - and completely sublime - Tempestad, (Santo Records/Avokado Artists/distributed by Casete) and a number of singles, including their original take of the Christmas classic "Feliz Navidad", " La Nave Del Ovido" and an acoustic version of the title track of their CD "Tempestad" (with special guest Jordan Wax of Lone Pinon). Their music will be heard in the feature length film ¿Dónde Está La Cigueña? (Where Is The Stork?, September 2021). And the band's multi-talented vocalist and namesake Nohelia Sosa has a role in the hilarious feature film Half Brothers.
Nohe & Sus Santos is a six-piece band that mixes Spanish and English vocals with the musical traditions, rhythms and sounds of the Americas, incorporating Alt-Rock en Espanol, Cumbia, Pop grooves and beyond! The group has shared stages with the diverse likes of Ozomatli, Red Pears, Making Movies, and Samatha Fish, delivering a Latinx vibe full of soul, passion and a good dose of attitude that leaves dancing crowds wanting more. It has the Albuquerque Journal enthusing that the band is "out of the ordinary".
Featuring musicians from Honduras and the United States, Nohe & Sus Santos finds its stride in creating songs that do much more than simply cross language and cultural borders. The band fosters a multicultural experience empowered by a new Latinx generation, one of positive messages of self-identification and respect for their heritage.
Fronted by celebrated Honduran vocalist Nohelia Sosa, the band is rounded out by the extraordinary string wizardry of Randy Sanchez on electric and acoustic guitars and tres, Tanya Nuñez, the band’s pulse, on bass, multi-instrumentalist Jordan Wax on accordion, violin, and assorted other duties, and Dennis Jasso holding it all down with an impeccable groove on the drum kit. Mike Trujillo is also on hand to add some magic on congas and additional percussion.
And now Nohe & Sus Santos is ready to get back out on the road to bring their tempestad to national and international audiences. You won’t be seeking shelter from this storm.
Note & Sus Santos debut CD brings together everything that make Nohe & Sus Santos such a distinctive Latinx act. The band incorporates alt-rock en espanol, quirky cumbia and indie pop grooves (and beyond!). It is soulful, passionate and possesses a healthy dose of attitude. Celebrated Honduran vocalist Nohelia Sosa completes a group of fabulosos musicians that can only be described as excitingly fresh, with a style that is all its own.
Tempestad consists of 8 original compositions along with 2 classic songs interpreted by The Santos. With songs about love, loss, and healing, Tempestad refers to the storm of life and the cleansing that happens when the tempest has passed.
“Tempestad is the result of experiences involving our four individual stories, expressed by our different nationalities” enthuses Nohe. “Combining our passions and influences has been our greatest individual, personal contributions to this album. We incorporate rhythms and styles that move us, sometimes in places you don’t expect. There are no barriers, no walls, no communication breakdowns….just our Santos music!”
For the album, Nohe delivers her unmistakeable vocal chops and overall positive and powerful vibe while her “Santos” provide the foundation and flow for her lyrics and melodies. Mexican-American musician, singer/songwriter Rafael Herrera, along with being the heartbeat of the group on drums and percussion, wrote and collaborated on the album’s compositions, adding vocals. Guitarist Randy Sanchez brings his unique take on the guitar - and a mastery of its tone - to the overall sound of the album and bassist Justin Bransford utilizes his extensive knowledge of music, composition and timbre to round out the band while providing the pulse of the album’s style and sound.
Nohe & Sus Santos "Cumbia Triste"
Nohe & Sus Santos "Aqua"