Brisbane based ensemble Paso Arriba play an eclectic repertoire of original tunes & songs. They love to explore the connections, similarities & differences between Indian, Arabic, latin, Eastern European & jazz musics. There are overlaps & differences in harmony, rhythm & tonalities. Unexplored territory & fresh sounds. New paths for improvisation & collaboration. A truly multicultural fusion.
Live, their show is flexible to suit any budget, from a solo beats gig to a large production with international guests. The typical line-up has a rhythm section of Steve Francis on drums, Pablo Matus on percussion, Peta Wilson on keys, Darren MacPherson on saxes & flute & Des Reid on bass, guitar & electronics. They play with international & cross-cultural guests such as Sangeet Mishra at every opportunity.